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March 27: Economy, Parliament, American University and More

The first five pictures were taken while driving through Kabul to appointments. The last one was taken at Babur Gardens which I mentioned yesterday as being really stunning and quite a renovations achievement. Talking with Embassy economic officials today gave … Continue reading

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Ken Furst Travels to Afghanistan

Travel with me to Afghanistan on a State Department mission with six World Affairs Council leaders from across the United States. We’ll be gone from March 23rd to April 2nd. This mission has been organized so that we can bring back to … Continue reading

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Instant Issues: Refugees in Western Massachusetts

  Shemariah Blum-Evitts, Assistant Program Manager, and Mohammed Najeeb, Case Management Coordinator, for Lutheran Social Services of New England spoke at an Instant Issues event on The Current Status of Refugee Arrivals in Western Massachusetts:  Our New Neighbors from the … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts Blog. The World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization established in Springfield in 1926. We are dedicated to connecting the people and businesses of Western Massachusetts to … Continue reading

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