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Ahmed Rashid

Author Bios

Ahmed Rashid

Ahmed Rashid, the Central Asia, Afghanistan and Pakistan correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review, is the author of two recent bestsellers, Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia (Yale) and Jihad: The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia (Penguin).


News and Features

After twenty-one tension-filled days of raucous speeches, poetry readings, threats, bribery and walkouts, Afghanistan's loya jirga, held to endorse a new Constitution for Afghanistan after

Extremist forces are making a comeback as American attention turns to Iraq.

If Islamabad heeds Washington's war demands, it risks internal revolt.