CONTENT WARNING: This resource includes discussions of violence, poverty, discrimination and human suffering. Learning about some of the topics integrated with and surrounding Afghanistan are sometimes emotionally difficult. If you are sensitive to hearing about these topics, you may want to seek additional support from someone you trust.

Afghanistan: People, Politics, & Culture

Afghanistan is a small country in a strategic location that has been embroiled in conflict for decades. It’s a country full of beautiful people, unique cultural heritage, fascinating history, and wonderful food. But there are struggles too.

In the summer of 2021, after years of foreign intervention, the USA pulled their military out of Afghanistan. Taliban fighters quickly took over the country and the capital and the government of Afghanistan reverted to Taliban control.

This resource was built to help learners discover more about Afghanistan, its history, culture, people, and politics.