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Middle East Studies and Research @ Pitt: Afghanistan

This guide is designed to provide selected high-quality resources for those interested in the Middle East and North Africa. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.

Flag of Afghanistan

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National Profile Resources

These resources provide general information about Afghanistan.

Afghanistan and U.S. Relations

Key Books

These books, located in Hillman Library, provide information about Afghanistan.


News Sources


These blogs provide information about day-to-day life in Afghanistan.