Jeffrey Stern

Afghanistan’s Next President

27 March 2014 | The New Republic

Ashraf Ghani is an impatient man. “I have a strange—because there’s no other way probably of describing it—uh, temper,” he says. “I’m a very difficult taskmaster. I don’t wait.” That’s not so surprising when you consider he was educated, started a family, and worked most of his adult life in America. But he’s also Afghan, raised in Kabul, and now one of eight presidential candidates in a country not known for punctuality.

Afghanistan’s Next President

About

Jeffrey E Stern is a writer and development worker whose reporting from Afghanistan, Kashmir, and elsewhere has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Republic, Esquire, Time, newsweek.com/the daily beast, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Duke Magazine and other publications.

Afghanistan From the Air

13 March 2014 | The Atlantic

As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, Jeffrey Stern has surveyed the country from its rooftops and from behind the wheel, capturing the sights, sounds, and smells of a massive war winding down. Now he offers his third installment in the series: A view of Afghanistan from the air.

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