herat herat


  • (n) a city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient cities


  • Mitchell: Feeling helpless over events in Afghanistan

    The news from Afghanistan distresses me lately. I found out a month ago that an attacker in Farah, a province south of Herat, killed five students who were members of a class similar to the one I taught in Herat. That news was shocking, as Julie, my supervisor in Herat, had been in Farah securing a location for that very class only a month prior to my arrival.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Sedalia Democrat

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  1. "The Iranian interest in Afghanistan is very direct - they have got a massive drugs problem coming out of Afghanistan. The Iranian border with Herat in the west of Afghanistan is the critical point for them and it's the access point for much of...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: NDTV.com

  2. "We recognize geography and its realities," Holbrooke said. "You know that Herat is in a kind of a cultural, economic orbit with political influence from Iran. Iran has a legitimate role to play in the resolution of the Afghan issue. But...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Richard Holbrooke Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. "As part of our expanding efforts in Afghanistan," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in a cable sent Saturday to all Foreign Service officers, "the Department intends to create 14 additional FS positions in Herat and...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

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