; ref Together with Richard Crane, he was awarded the 1992 Mungo Park Medal RSGS Awards by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for his journeys in Tibet, China, Afghanistan and Africa. The Rigveda has 10 Mandalas ('books'). There is significant variation in the language and style between the family books (RV books 2–7), book 8 (RV 8), the "Soma Mandala" (RV 9), and the more
places a high premium on other factors, such as the ability to quickly obtain information from captured terrorists and their sponsors in order to avoid further atrocities against American civilians, and the need to try terrorists for war crimes such as wantonly killing civilians." Part 2: "The Phantom Victory" In the second episode, Islamist factions, rapidly falling under the more radical influence of Zawahiri and his rich Saudi
was traditionally divided into provinces governed by centrally appointed governors with considerable autonomy in local affairs. There are currently 34 provinces. During the Soviet occupation and the development of country-wide resistance, local areas came increasingly under the control of mujaheddin groups that were largely independent of any higher authority; local commanders, in some instances, asserted a measure of independence also from the mujaheddin leadership in Pakistan
placards. SCAW opposes the occupation of Iraq, Afghanistan and Haiti, though Iraq and Afghanistan are generally more prominent in terms of activity. SCAW has also done work to help the War Resisters Support Campaign, especially in Ottawa, where SCAW-Carleton was part of a group of dozens of people who marched down Bank Street to show their support for the Campaign on January 26, 2008. "Carleton Students Rally with US War Resisters," ''The Charlatan'' (31 Jan 2008). http: www.charlatan.ca index.php?option com_content&task view&id 19695&Itemid 176. See also ''The Fulcrum''. http: www.thefulcrum.ca node 1028. The political composition of SCAW includes NDP (New Democratic Party) members, International Socialists, anarchists, left liberals and many others. Commons:Category:Afghanistan WikiPedia:Afghanistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Afghanistan
Olympics held in Moscow. The Soviet Union responded by boycotting the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles. The most common is the ''Oriental Sore'' (caused by Old World species ''L. major (Leishmania major)'', ''L. tropica (Leishmania tropica)'', and ''L. aethiopica (Leishmania aethiopica)''). In the New World, the most common culprits is ''L. mexicana (Leishmania mexicana)''. Cutaneous infections are most common in Afghanistan, Brazil
and Medieval India, 1990, pp 34, 100, D.C. Sircar - History; Geographical Data in the Early Purāṇas: A Critical Study, 1972, p 166 sqq, M. R. Singh - India; History of India, 2004, p 52, Hermann Kulke, Dietmar Rothermund; International Dictionary of Historic Places, 1995, p 608, Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Noelle Watson, Sharon La Boda, Paul Schellinger. At times, the limits of Buddhist Gandhara had extended as far as Multan while those of Buddhist Kamboja comprised Rajauri Poonch
of India, Vol X, pp 455-56, G. A. Grierson; cf: History and archaeology of India's contacts with other countries, from earliest times to 300 B.C., 1976, p 152, Shashi P. Asthana - Social Science Sethna, K. D. (2000) ''Problems of Ancient India'', New Delhi: Aditya Prakashan. ISBN 81-7742-026-7 Geographical data in the early Purāṇas: a critical study, 1972, p 164 sqq, M. R. Singh - History; Asoka and His Inscriptions, 1968, pp
of choice with a gentleman's agreement not to hit any civilians. The story then starts with ''Deep Sound Channel'' on the high-tech ceramic hulled submarine the U.S.S. Challenger outside of Diego Garcia. right frame Polished slab of bowenite serpentine, a variety of antigorite (Image:serpentine-bowenite.jpg). '''Bowenite''' is a hard, compact variety of the serpentinite species antigorite, (Mg 3 (OH)O 4 Si 2 O 5 ). Classed as semi-precious gem stone it has been used for tools, weapons and jewellery by the Māori (Māori people) in New Zealand, and for jewellery by Fabergé (House of Fabergé). Deposits are found in several places around the world including Afghanistan , China, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. It typically ranges in colour from dark green to light olive green, and in shades approaching yellow. Bowenite was named by James D. Dana in 1850 after George T. Bowen, who analyzed it in 1822. Asia and Middle East In Asia, the Silk Road was an important spice trade route from the Mediterranean via Syria, Iran, Pakistan to China. In Southern Asia, the Khyber Pass was an all-season mountain "pass" connecting Afghanistan to western Pakistan. * Rich Stone - World Class Firefighter. Credited with the Phrase: "When others run out....we run in!" * Pat Tillman - former American football player, notable for turning down a multi-million dollar contract and enlisting as a United States Army Ranger in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks. He was killed in Afghanistan in 2004 by friendly fire. The football stadium (incorporating the track as well) at Leland is named Tillman Stadium after him. Knight, Dennis. "PREGAME CEREMONY TO HONOR LOCAL HERO", ''San Jose Mercury News'', November 4, 2004. Accessed November 8, 2007. "When Pat Tillman was a freshman at Leland High School, he didn't make the varsity baseball team, despite being one of the best players his age in the South Bay." * Kim Yubin (Yubin) - The rapper in the Korean girl group, Wonder Girls. "Meet The Wondergirls. Retrieved on 02-24-10. Together with Richard Crane, he was awarded the 1992 Mungo Park Medal RSGS Awards by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for his journeys in Tibet, China, Afghanistan and Africa. The Rigveda has 10 Mandalas ('books'). There is significant variation in the language and style between the family books (RV books 2–7), book 8 (RV 8), the "Soma Mandala" (RV 9), and the more recent books 1 (RV 1) and 10 (RV 10). The older books share many aspects of common Indo-Iranian (Proto-Indo-Iranian religion) religion, and is an important source for the reconstruction of earlier common Indo-European traditions (Proto-Indo-European mythology). Especially RV 8 has striking similarity to the Avesta, Indo-Iranian Studies: I by J.C. Tavadia, Vishva Bharati, Santiniketan, 1950 containing allusions to Afghan (Afghanistan) Flora and Fauna, (RV 8.5; 8.46; 8.56) e.g. to camels ('' Commons:Category:Afghanistan WikiPedia:Afghanistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Afghanistan
Clarence Darrow made a famous career in successfully defending several famous and disadvantaged criminal defendants in court. New Zealand soldiers served with distinction in the major conflicts in the 20th Century, including South Africa 1899–1902, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Malayan Emergency, Borneo Confrontation (Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation) and the Vietnam War. Since the 1970s, deployments have tended to be assistance to multilateral
Greeks , Iranians (Iranian peoples), Arabs (Arab people), Turks (Turkic people), Scythians, Afghans (Pashtun people) to name a few and also because of its geopolitical location straddling the Iranian Plateau, Central Asian, Tibetan and South Asian genetic spheres and as a result, the phenotypic expression of its people is reflective of this diversity. Large influxes of refugees from the surrounding nations have further exacerbated this change (Muhajirs (Muhajir (Pakistan)) from India in 1947, Kashmiris (Kashmiri people) refugees in 1948, Iranians in 1978, Afghans in th 1980s, Tajiks and Iraqis in 2001 etc..) During this time he oversaw a major review of the Australian Defence Force and also the military build-up which followed the Soviet (Soviet Union) invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. He oversaw the largest single piece of Defence expenditure in Australian history, the purchase of 75 F A-18 Hornets. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community wrote a book named Jesus in India where he argued that Afghans (Afghanistan), Pashtuns and Pathans are descendants from the Tribes of Israel. He by giving resources says that Kish had five sons, one of whom was Irmia Jeremia, from whom Afghana had descended. Qais Abdur Rasheed was also a descendant of King Saul whose original name was Kish. He had met with Muhammad and embraced Islam. Muhammad changed his name to Qais Abdur Rasheed. His whole tribe embraced Islam. All of now's tribes in Afghanistan are descendants of him. Commons:Category:Afghanistan WikiPedia:Afghanistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Afghanistan
, DIA’s Task Force responded to numerous formal taskings for briefings and information, and distributed a wide variety of intelligence summaries to assist field commanders during the operation. The planning process for URGENT FURY (Invasion of Grenada) was greatly facilitated by a number of intelligence products that had been prepared as early as 1979, bringing high praise for DIA’s support and services. Other DIA analytical efforts during the year centered on the continuing crises in Nicaragua
'''Afghanistan''' , making it the 41st (List of countries and dependencies by area) largest country in the world.
Human habitation in Afghanistan dates back to the Middle Paleolithic Era (Middle Paleolithic),
The political history of the modern state of Afghanistan began with the Hotak and Durrani (Durrani Empire) dynasties in the 18th century. In the late 19th century, Afghanistan became a buffer state in the "Great Game (The Great Game)" between British India (British Raj) and the Russian Empire. Following the 1919 Anglo-Afghan War (Third Anglo-Afghan War), King Amanullah (Amanullah Khan) and King Mohammed Zahir Shah (Mohammed Zahir Shah) attempted modernization of the country. A series of coups in the 1970s was followed by a Soviet invasion and a series of civil wars (War in Afghanistan (1978–present)) that devastated much of the country.