Feb
20

New Afghan Textbooks Sidestep History

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In a country devastated by decades of war, Afghan officials believe they have found a way to teach the country’s history without inflaming old animosities between Afghanistan’s long-warring ethnic and political groups. The answer, they say, is to omit the past four decades from the history books.

from Frud Bezhan

via http://www.rferl.org/content/new_afghan_textbooks_sidestep_history/24490203.html

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