BBC Country Profile of Afghanistan: Profile of this landlocked and mountainous country that is “sandwiched between the Middle East, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent along the ancient ‘Silk Route.'” Includes demographic facts, historical overview, timeline of key events back to 1919, and brief listings of leaders and media outlets. Site also includes links to related news stories. (Citation from LII.org)
If you are interested in Afghansistan, be sure to check out the library’s books, DVDs, and other items that are on this subject. You can click here to see the Afghanistan subject heading in the library’s catalog.