As Nato forces leave and Isis gains ground, Afghanistan continues to fascinate, inspire and dismay the West. We ignore it at our peril writes Heidi Kingstone. Afghanistan may have slipped off the daily-news radar recently, displaced by Syria, Iraq and other hotspots, yet every day my inbox fills with news from the country. The emails’ subject […]
When Afghanistan’s new president, Ashraf Ghani, met with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in late March, he suggested that “one day we’ll see an Afghan woman president.” His remarks came only a few days after a scene of horror had unfolded in Kabul – by Frida Ghitis, Heidi Kingstone A 27-year-old Afghan woman and theology […]
The Future of Afghanistan and the Folly of War is the topic of this discussion between AWSF member Heidi Kingstone, author Frank Ledwidge, artist Arabella Dorman and Professor Paul Moorcroft. It takes place on Wednesday 12th November at La Galleria, Pall Mall between 12-1245.