Aunohita Mojumdar

Aunohita Mojumdar is the former Editor of Himal Southasian.

Chronicle of a death not foretold

Our editor explains why Himal Southasian suspended publication in 2016.

Sep 15, 2016

Mission accomplished?

The death of bin Laden had little impact in Afghanistan, though many worry it will hasten the departure of the international security forces.

Jun 27, 2011


Another US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan has been appointed, but the US approach is becoming more narrow than before.

Apr 27, 2011

The hasty exit strategy

As the Western powers prepare to hightail it out of Afghanistan, there is little accountability to the Afghan people.

Feb 26, 2011

Conferences, calendars and caveats

The much-hyped Kabul Conference saw the international community able to successfully gather in Afghanistan — and then leave.

Aug 01, 2010

Making children with literature

In Afghanistan, radio stories are helping to mend childhoods.

May 01, 2010

Tattered parachute

The internationals are preparing to bail out of Afghanistan, presenting impractical quick-fix solutions.

Mar 01, 2010

Is it over?

Afghanistan's elections went on and on, but offered more questions than answers.

Dec 01, 2009

For another’s duty

In Afghanistan, foreign journalist Stephen Farrell was freed in a dramatic 'rescue' in early September. His interpreter, Sultan Munadi, is dead.

Oct 01, 2009

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