The year 2007 has not brought much hope for Afghans whose country remains in the grip of increasing violence and Taliban insurgency, both hampering reconstruction. The increasing levels of opium production have provided a boost to the growing illicit economy and also to the insurgency. Governmental institutions remain frail and are largely ineffective outside the capital.
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Research Article| February 01 2008
Afghanistan in 2007: A Bleeding Wound
Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 154–163.
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Nasreen Ghufran; Afghanistan in 2007: A Bleeding Wound. Asian Survey 1 February 2008; 48 (1): 154–163. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.154
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