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Uncertainty in Europe, energy price fluctuations, constraints on state and local governments, and the impending “fiscal cliff” of federal spending cuts and tax increases pose especially complex challenges for America’s economic future.
The twenty-first century seemed destined to be the American century, but within the first decade, the stock market bubble, costly foreign interventions, and the financial catastrophe of 2008 jolted America into a sudden recognition of its systemic vulnerability.
Sadiqa Basiri Saleem, cofounder of the Oruj Learning Center and the 2010 Patricia Blunt Koldyke Fellow, discusses the current state of education in Afghanistan and the needs and challenges to be addressed in the Afghan education sector.