Sonali Kolhatkar is also the Co-Director of the Afghan Women’s Mission, a U.S.-based non-profit solidarity organization that funds the social, political, and humanitarian projects of the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA).


A Call for Clarity on the Afghanistan War

As Obama waffles on how to continue the war, progressives are waffling on how to end it.

Ending the "Good War"

The presidential contenders are debating U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. Why isn’t anyone talking about Aghanistan?

Afghanistans Parliamentary Elections

Will the parliamentary elections deepen democracy in Afghanistan?

Afghan Elections: U.S. Solution to a U.S. Problem

Afghanistan will undergo the first presidential elections in the country’s history on October 9, 2004.

In Afghanistan, U.S. Replaces One Terrorist State with Another

“If you harbor a terrorist, if you support a terrorist, if you feed a terrorist, you’re just as guilty as the terrorists. And the Taliban found out what we meant,” U.S. President George W. Bush told military personnel in Fort Stewart, Ga., on Sept. 12.

Afghan Women: Enduring American “Freedom”

With all this talk of freedom, it is important to ask the question, how are Afghan women enduring American-style freedom?