US Withdrawal http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22307/all en Afghanistan: Schoolgirls caught in the crossfire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/120618/afghanistan-school-girls-poisonings-taliban-war-education <p>KABUL, Afghanistan &mdash; It was one of the few facets of Afghan life where the United States could claim success. Now a series of assaults on schoolgirls in the north of the country are causing both teachers and politicians here to question whether the nation&#39;s education system can continue to improve after the withdrawal of foreign combat troops in 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/120618/afghanistan-school-girls-poisonings-taliban-war-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War US Withdrawal Aid Mon, 18 Jun 2012 11:13:00 +0000 Chris Sands 5708234 at http://www.globalpost.com