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Newspapers

Bloomberg.  Afghanistan News.

Christian Science Monitor.  Afghanistan news.

Christian Science Monitor. World Security Watch.
www.csmonitor.com/World/Security-Watch

New York Times.  Afghanistan news.

Stars and Stripes.  Military news about the Middle East to include Afghanistan.

Telegraph.  (UK).  Afghan news, video, and pictures.

The Guardian.  News on Afghanistan.  A UK publication.

Wall Street Journal.  Asia news.

Washington Post.  Asia and Pacific News.

Washington Times.  World news.

USA Today.  World news.


Magazines and Periodicals

Armed Forces Journal (AFJ)
www.armedforcesjournal.com

Army Times News.
www.armytimes.com

Foreign Affairs - Asia. Published by the Council on Foreign Relations.

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. Georgetown University.

Georgetown Security Studies Review. Georgetown University.

Parameters. U.S. Army War College Quarterly.
http://strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/parameters/

The Atlantic. International News.

The Economist.  Asia news.

World News.  Time Magazine.


Online News Organizations

ABC.  World News.

AOL News.  Afghanistan war news.

Security Watch BackChannels. Christian Science Monitor.

BBC News - South Asia.  Daily news online.

BBC News.  Pashto Language.  bbc.co.uk/pashto.

BBC News.  Dari Language.  bbc.co.uk/persian.

Breaking Defense. Formerly AOL Defense.

CBS News World News. 

CNN Asia News.

Danger Room. Wired.com. What's Next in National Security.

DEFCON Hill. The Hill's Defense Blog.

Defense News. A Gannett Company.

Defense One. National Journal Group.

Defense Talk - Afghanistan.  Global defense & military portal.

Defense Tech. Military.com. Where Technology & Defense Intersect.

DoD Buzz. Online defense and acquisition journal by Military.com.

Eurasia Daily Monitor. The Jamestown Foundation. Addressing the new strategic realities emerging in Eurasia.
www.jamestown.org/programs/edm/

Eurasia Review
www.eurasiareview.com

Fortuna's Corner - Afghanistan. A retired intelligence officer tracks the news.
http://fortunascorner.com/category/afghanistan

Fox News.  Afghanistan.

Fox News Videos
http://video.foxnews.com

Google News.  Use search keyword "Afghanistan".

Kings of War. UK Focus on military affairs.

NBC World News.  World News.

Marine Corp Times.  News.

Military.com.  Military Headlines.

Military Industry Today.  Afghanistan War News.

National Public Radio (NPR).  Afghanistan.

PBS Online Newshour.  Afghanistan.

Reuters.  Afghanistan news.

Silk Road Reporters Central Asia News
www.silkroadreporters.com/category/central-asia/

Small Wars Journal Afghanistan News
http://smallwarsjournal.com/news/cat/afghanistan

Special Operations Journal. Published by the Special Operations Research Association (SORA).

The Diplomat. Central Asia News.

The Huffington Post.  Afghanistan: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News.

Huffington Post Afghanistan War Blog

The Jamestown Foundation. Afghanistan articles.

United Press International (UPI).  War in Afghanistan.

Yahoo!  News page on Afghanistan by Yahoo News.


NGOs, Political, Policy and Research Organizations

South Asia..  Center for a New American Security.
www.cnas.org/research/regions-and-states/south-and-central-asia

Afghanistan Research and Evalutation Unit (AREU) Blog.
www.areu.org.af/Blog.aspx?contentid=1000

Asia Society.  Afghanistan policy and politics.
http://asiasociety.org/policy/strategic-challenges/afghanistan

Center for a New America (CNAS).
www.cnas.org

Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies Afghanistan (CAPS) Regional News.
www.caps.af/

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).  Articles and postings about Afghanistan.
www.cfr.org/region/afghanistan/ri218

Doctors Without Borders.  (Medecins Sans Frontieres).
www.doctorswithoutborders.org/news-stories

Federation of American Scientists (FAS). Blog.
http://blogs.fas.org

FAS Strategic Security Blog. Federation of American Scientists.
http://blogs.fas.org/security/

FAS Secrecy News Blog. Federation of American Scientists.
http://blogs.fas.org/secrecy/

Foreign Policy in Focus. Afghanistan tags.
http://fpif.org/tag/afghanistan

iCasualties - OEF.  News and casualty reports and data.
www.icasualties.org/oef/

ICRC in Afghanistan.  International Committee of the Red Cross.
www.icrc.org/eng/where-we-work/asia-pacific/afghanistan/

International Relations and Security Network (ISN) News Articles
www.isn.ethz.ch/Digital-Library/Articles

Human Rights Watch.  Afghanistan Page and News.
www.hrw.org/asia/afghanistan

NATO Watch. A virtual think-tank that promotes a more open, transparent and accountable North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
http://www.natowatch.org/afghanistan

RAND Corporation. Latest publication releases.
www.rand.org/pubs/new.html

Star-Tides Blog. Sharing to Accelerate Research - Transformative Innovation for Development and Emergency Support.
http://star-tides.net/blog

South Asia Channel. Foreign Policy and the New American Foundation.
http://southasia.foreignpolicy.com/

The Jamestown Foundation.  Reports about South Asia to include Afghanistan.
www.jamestown.org/regions/southasia/

The RAND Blog
www.rand.org/blog.html

UCLA International Institute - Afghan Studies
www.international.ucla.edu/asia/centralasia/afghanstudies


Central Asia News and Blogs

Registan. News of Central Asia and Afghanistan.
http://registan.net/category/country-archives/afghanistan/

Inside the Cocoon. EurasiaNet.org. "Central Asia Today".
www.eurasianet.org/voices/centralasia

Sifting the Karakum. EuraasiaNet.org. "Independent News from Turkmenistan".
www.eurasianet.org/voices/karakum

The Bug Pit. EurasiaNet.org. "Military and security in Eurasia".
www.eurasianet.org/voices/thebugpit

Choihona. EurasiaNet.org. "Independent News from Uzbekistan".
www.eurasianet.org/voices/choihona

The Jamestown Foundation. Central Asia News and Analysis.
www.jamestown.org/centralasia/


United Nations Organizations

Afghanistan.  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
www.af.undp.org/content/afghanistan/en/home.html

Food and Agriculture Organization of UN - Afghanistan.
http://coin.fao.org/cms/world/afghanistan/en/Home.html

UNAMA News.  United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.
http://unama.unmissions.org/

UNICEF - Afghanistan.  Newsline.
www.unicef.org/infobycountry/afghanistan_latest.html

UN News Centre.  News Focus: Asia and Pacific.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/region.asp?Region=3

World Food Programme - Afghanistan.  United Nations.
www.wfp.org/node/3191

World Health Organization - Afghanistan.  United Nations.
www.who.int/countries/afg/en/

IRIN Humanitarian News and Analysis. Afghan News.
www.irinnews.org/country/afg/afghanistan


Open Source Intelligence Web Sites and Forums

Open-source Intelligence. By Wikipedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open-source_intelligence

Earth Intelligence Network
www.earth-intelligence.net/

Public Intelligence Blog. "The truth at any cost lowers all other costs"
http://www.phibetaiota.net/


General Military News and Blog Sites

Air Force Times
www.airforcetimes.com

Army Doctrine and Training Publications - New Releases
http://armypubs.army.mil/doctrine/New_Releases_1.html

Association of the United States Army - Headline News
www.ausa.org/news/Pages/default.aspx

Association of the United States Army - Institute of Land Warfare
www.ausa.org/publications/ilw/Pages/default.aspx

Association of the United States Army - Publications
www.ausa.org/publications/Pages/default.aspx

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

COMISAF Facebook - General John Campbell
www.facebook.com/GENJohnCampbell

David Ignatius Blog. The Washington Post.
www.washingtonpost.com/people/david-ignatius

Defense News. A Gannett Company.
www.defensenews.com

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

Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) News Archive
www.dsca.mil/news-media/news-archive

Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) Major Arms Sales
www.dsca.mil/major-arms-sales

DoD News. U.S. Department of Defense
www.defense.gov/news/articles.aspx

Forces TV News. United Kingdom.
http://forces.tv/news

Forces TV Videos. United Kingdom.
http://videos.forces.tv/

ISAF Twitter
https://twitter.com/ISAFmedia

Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
www.understandingwar.org

Lexington Institute - Early Warning Blog
www.lexingtoninstitute.org/early-warning-blog/

The Long War Journal
www.longwarjournal.org

Marine Corps Gazette. Marine Corps Association & Foundation.
www.mca-marines.org/gazette

Marine Corps Times.
www.marinecorpstimes.com

Military Review. U.S. Army Combined Arms Center (CAC).
http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/militaryreview/index.asp

National Defense Magazince. NDIA.
www.nationaldefensemagazine.org

Navy Times.
www.navytimes.com

RAND Corporation
www.rand.org

Real Clear Defense. Afghanistan News and Articles.
www.realcleardefense.com/topic/a/Afghanistan/

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
www.rusi.org

Task & Purpose - News
http://taskandpurpose.com/category/news/

The Olive Branch - Blog of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
www.usip.org/olivebranch

War Council Blog.
www.warcouncil.org/blog

War on the Rocks
http://warontherocks.com/

Wings Over Iraq
http://wingsoveriraq.com

United States Institute for Peace - Articles & Analysis on Afghanistan
www.usip.org/category/countries/afghanistan


General News Sites on Afghanistan

Center for a New American Security - South Asia
www.cnas.org/research/regions-and-states/south-and-central-asia

Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) - Afghanistan
http://csis.org/region/afghanistan

 


Not So Current
(no longer up to date but has content)

Afghanistan Crossroads.  CNN World.
http://afghanistan.blogs.cnn.com/

Battleland Time. Last post July 2013. "Military intelligence for the rest of us".
http://nation.time.com/category/battleland/

CNN - Afghan War News  News and videos about Afghanistan war.
http://topics.edition.cnn.com/topics/afghanistan_war

Examiner.  Afghanistan Headlines by Michael Hughes.
http://www.examiner.com/afghanistan-headlines-in-national/michael-hughes

Foreign Policy Association. Afghanistan.
http://foreignpolicyblogs.com/category/afghanistan/

Military Briefing Book.  Online news on COIN and Afghanistan.
http://militarybriefingbook.com/topic.cfm?topic=Counter-Insurgency%20Operations

Washington Post.  "America at War".
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/world/specials/afghanistan/

 

 

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