May 13, 2013
As U.S. Leaves, Afghans Express Concern Over Colleges' Fragile Progress
Mikhail Galustov for The Chronicle
On a recent spring afternoon, Raihana Ayoubi moved quickly through the tree-lined campus of Kabul University to meet her thesis adviser. The senior walked past the main gate where the security guard languidly clipped his fingernails and past a group of students poring over crib sheets just before their final exams.
Ms. Ayoubi, a 22-year-old English major, is one of many students in Afghanistan who hope to complete their studies before the U.S. military's combat mission in Afghanistan