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- Afghanistan : A Islamic republic in Central Asia, with an unstable but elected government; borders China, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
- Anthropology : The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study").
- Columbia University : Ivy League college in New York City founded in 1754.
- Johns Hopkins University : A major U.S. undergraduate, graduate and research university, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland; especially known for the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, in Washington, DC
- World Bank : Collective name for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and its affiliates: the International Finance Corporation, organized in 1950 to provide long-term project financing to developing countries; and the International Development Association, formed in 1960 to make long-term loans at low interest rates.
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- Brookings Institution : Generally considered neutral in its overall output, a large think tank in Washington, D.C.
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- Hamid Karzai : President of Afghanistan, who took interim office in 2002, was reelected to a full five-year term in 2004, and gained another term after a disputed election in August 2009; Pashtun of the Durrani tribe
- Abdullah Abdullah : Candidate in the 2009 Afghanistan presidential election; former Foreign Minister; ophthalmologist; half Tajik and half Pashtun but tends to be regarded as Tajik
- Ramazan Bashardost : Independent member of the parliament of Afghanistan and candidate in the 2009 Afghanistan presidential election; was Planning Minister in 2004; French-educated in law, diplomacy and political science; ethnically Hazara but running as an Afghan populist
- Lakhdar Brahimi : Member, Global Leadership Foundation; board, International Crisis Group; former Special Adviser to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and U.N. Special Envoy to Iraq in 2004; former Foreign Minister of Algeria
- Afghanistan War (1978-92) : A civil war in Afghanistan that matched the Soviet Union and its Afghan allies against a coalition of anti-Communist groups called the mujahideen, supported from the outside by the United States, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia.
- Afghanistan War (2001-) : Beginning on October 7, 2001, in response to the 9-11 attacks, military operations against the Taliban and al-Qaeda by United States and NATO forces