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Blogs about Afghanistan.

Afghan Lord.  Commenting on political and social issues inside Afghanistan.  By Nasim Fekrat.

afghanhindsight. A blog about propanda, conflict resolution, ANSF, Taliban, and development in Afghanistan.

South Asia Source. Atlantic Council.

At War.  New York Times Blog.

Central Eurasia Standard.  All Things Central Asia.

Danger Room.  Wired.com.
www.wired.com/category/dangerroom/

Feral Jundi. Blog on all things military and security contractors.
http://feraljundi.com/category/afghanistan/

Foreign Policy Magazine - South Asia.
http://southasia.foreignpolicy.com

Free Range International
http://freerangeinternational.com/blog/

Gandhara. A blog on Afghanistan by Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty.
http://gandhara.rferl.org

Ghosts of Alexander. Conflict and Society in Central Asia.
http://easterncampaign.com

Just Security Law Blog  - Afghanistan.
http://justsecurity.org/tag/afghanistan/

Michael Yon Online.  A military correspondent blogs on his travels.

Radio Free Europe - Afghanistan
www.rferl.org/section/afghanistan/149.html

Registan.net.  Central Asia News. (with an Afghan tag).
http://registan.net/category/afghanistan/

Rethink Afghanistan
http://rethinkafghanistan.com/blog/

Small Wars Journal.  News and commentary about Afghanistan and other conflicts around the world.
http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/recent

Foreign Policy - South Asia.
http://southasia.foreignpolicy.com

The Afghan Analyst
http://afghanistan-analyst.org

The Canada-Afghanistan Blog.  By the Canada-Afghanistan Solidarity Committee, University of British Columbia. (requires logon name and pw).

The Captain's Journal.  A conservative world view on matters military.

The Long War Journal.  Reporting on the Global War on Terror (GWOT).

The Long War Journal. Tags Afghanistan.
www.longwarjournal.org/tags/Afghanistan/common/

War on the Rocks. Commentary and analysis on defense and war.


U.S. Military Blogs

Army Live Blog
http://armylive.dodlive.mil


Websites Listing Blogs about Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Analyst.  A comprehensive listing of blogs by Afghans, Non-Afghans, and Military Blogs.

Afghanistan War Blogs.  By SecurityInfoNet.com.


Blogs on Defense and National Security

At War. Notes from the Front Lines. The New York Times.
http://atwar.blogs.nytimes.com

Best Defense. By Tom Ricks, Foreign Policy Magazine.
http://ricks.foreignpolicy.com

Bouhammer's Blog. Defense, military, and a little on Afghanistan.
www.bouhammer.com

Defense in Depth. By Janine Davidson, Council on Foreign Affairs
http://blogs.cfr.org/davidson/

Eurasia Daily Monitor. The Jamestown Foundation.
www.jamestown.org/programs/edm/

Kings of War. United Kingdom.
http://kingsofwar.org.uk/

Marine Corps Gazette Blog
http://mcgazette.blogspot.com

Max Boot. Military Historian and Foreign Policy Analyst.
http://maxboot.net/articles.html

Steven Pressfield Online
www.stevenpressfield.com


Milbloggers - Private Blogs by Military Members

AfghaniDan, Part II.  A young man's strange, erotic journey.

MILblogging.com.  World's largest index of Military Blogs. Military.com.

Milblogging.com Afghanistan.  A listing of Afghanistan milblogs.

Miserable Doughnuts.  Military members blog on "The Doughnut of Misery".

Mudville Gazette.  Milblog Headquarters.

The Kabul Cable. A military man spends a year in Afghanistan (2012-2013); blog by an Afghan Hand. (Taken offline).

Blogs About the Middle East and Asia

The Agenda. Center for a New American Century.
www.cnas.org/blog

Redefined Asia. Foreign Policy Association.
http://foreignpolicyblogs.com/category/redefined-asia/


Dormant Blogs about Afghanistan and Military
No longer updated or active

Afghan Blue III.   A National Guard Soldier on his third tour in Afghanistan provides insight into his Afghan experience. Serving on an SFAT as an advisor to an Afghan Border Police (ABP) unit. (Last entry March 5, 2013).

Afghan Journal. Reuters. Last entry November 29, 2011. Deleted from the Internet.

Afghan Quest.  Blogging about a country ten minutes out of the stone age. (last post February 2012). Now posting under Afghan Blue III.

Afghanistan.  Foreign Policy Blog Network of the Foreign Policy Association.  An exploration of Afghan domestic and international politics. (Last entry December 2013).

Afghanistanica.  "An exploration of Afghanistan from a safe distance".  Last blog post was February 13, 2009. Now marked "Private".

A Handful of Dust.  On Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, and Whatever Else We Might Fancy.  Three Army LTs and two grad students blog on the war. (No longer available.)

Afghan Adventure.  Bill and Bob's Excellent Afghan Adventure.  A citizen-solider blogs about his time in Afghanistan as a member of a Police Mentor Team (PMT).  Circa 2006-2009. (Last entry July 12, 2009).

Afghan Regional Security Integration Command - South. Training, Mentoring, and Advising the ANSF in support of OEF. (Last entry December 2008.)

Afghanistan Without a Clue.  A blogger posts about his one-year tour. (Circa 2006, no longer online).

Captain Cat's Diaries.  A "peace builder" blogs about lack of progress. (Last post September 2011).

Checkpoint Kabul. (last entry February 7, 2011).
http://blogs.mcclatchydc.com/kabul/

Children in Afghanistan.  The Afghan Child Project. (Last post Sep 28, 2010).

Circling the Lion's Den.  "A glance at the conflict in Afghanistan." (Last entry October 10, 2013).
http://circlingthelionsden.blogspot.com

CNN Security Clearance Blog. (Last entry April 9, 2014).
http://security.blogs.cnn.com/

COIN Central. The Counter Insurgency Journal. (last entry October 2011).
https://coincentral.wordpress.com

Complex Topics.  A civilian trainer of the ANA blogs on Afghanistan. (Last post October 30, 2009).

Defense Tech - Afghan Update.  Intersection of technology and defense. (Last entry June 20, 2013).

Embedded in Afghanistan.  A military man blogs (2007-2009).

Exploring the Heart of Asia.  The Narrative of Afghanistan. (Last entry Sep 3, 2008).

FaST Surgeon in Afghanistan.  909th Forward Surgical Team. (Last entry April 25, 2013).

flit.  A blog about the war in Afghanistan.  A Canadian perspective?

Free Range International.  Outside the wire, inside the loop.  A security contractor working in RC East blogs about the war. (Last post May 2, 2012).

Ghosts of Alexander.  Conflict and Society in Central Asia.

Greg Mortenson's Blog.  Author of Three Cups of Tea. (Last post April 20, 2011).

Harry Rud.  An aid worker in Afghanistan blogs. (Last post April 21, 2010).

Hazaristan Times.  A blog by and about Hazaras of Afghanistan. (Last post March 2011).

Ink Spots.  Blog posts on Afghanistan. (Last post October 29, 2012).

Kabul Perspective.  Perspective of a journalist from Kabul. (Last post Aug 2012).

Knights of Afghanistan.  A security manager blogs about the war. (Last post October 5, 2010).
http://knightsofafghanistan.blogspot.com

Michael Huges - Afghanistan Headlines Examiner
www.examiner.com/afghanistan-headlines-in-national/michael-hughes

[My] State Failure Blog.  International Relations and Afghanistan. (last post Dec 6, 2011).

Rajiv Srinivasan Blog. (last entry 2012).
https://rajivsrinivasan.wordpress.com

The Kabul Cable. An AFPAK Hand blogs about his role as an advisor.

Yale Afghanistan Forum. (last entry March 2012).
https://afghanistanforum.wordpress.com

Zen and the Art of Peacekeeping.  A Kiwa human rights advocate with time in Afghanistan.  "Lessons in life, love and letting go from the mountains of Afghanistan". (Last post April 20, 2010).

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