Vol.1: Afghanistan: the Land and People: 1. The land. 2. Water. 3. Areas inhabited by man. 4. Fauna. 5. Ethnic groups. 6. Language. 7. The first Afghan war. 8. Afghan history to 1973. 9. Geopolitics then and now. 10. Traditional Afghan Islam. 11. Chronology of Afghan and regional events, 1747-1997.
Vol.2: Afghanistan: Customs and Traditions: 1. Introduction. 2. Settlement patterns. 3. Life cycle. 4. Folklore and folk music. 5. Manners and customs of the Afghans. 6. History and political traditions: the monarchy.
Vol.3: Kingship in Afghanistan: 1. Amir Abdur Rahman Khan and the beginnings of modern Afghanistan (1880-1901). 2. Habibullah: marking time (1901-19). 3. King Amanullah: independence, and reforms twenty years too soon (1919-29). 4. King Mohammad Nadir Shah: the violent interlude and slow steps forward (1929-33). 5. The Avuncular period (1933-53). 6. The decade of Daoud (1953-63). 7. The beginning of the constitutional period (1963). 8. Saur revolution.
Vol.4: Communist Rule in Afghanistan: 1. Soviet-Afghanistan Border. 2. Soviet-South Asian relations in the wake of Afghanistan, 1978-1985. 3. The Communist reforms and the repression, 1978-79. 4. The uprisings, 1978-79. 5. Cultural patterns and changes in society: an assessment. 6. Afghan politics and the outside world. 7. The conflict from 1986 to the Soviet withdrawal. 8. The revolution—a pace setter. 9. Imperialism and Afghanistan. 10. Kabul proposals. 11. Perspectives. 12. Afghanistan: challenge and response.
Vol.5: Taliban and Muslim Fundamentalism: 1. The Iranian and Afghan crises on the big power arms transfer policies in the region. 2. The origins of Afgan fundamentalism and popular movements up to 1947. 3. The Islamist movement up to 1978. 4. Holy Warriors, Mujahidin, and fighting for Islam. 5. Beyond war: Afghanistan in Post-Cold War Central Asia. 6. An analysis of the Taliban movement. 7. The military dimension. 8. Reconciliation efforts by Rabbani’s Government before the fall of Kabul. 9. The drug problem in Taliban-controlled areas. 10. The role of other powers. 11. The United Nations and Afghanistan.
Vol.6: US War on Terrorism in Afghanistan and Aftermath: 1. War on terror "The urgent task of our time". 2. "He doesn’t speak for me". 3. USAID administrator Natsios on humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. 4. U.S. contributes $10 Million more for Afghan aid. 5. APEC leaders issue "Unequivocal" condemnation of terrorism. 6. APEC leaders’ statement on counter terrorism. 7. Defense department says three bombs went Astray in Afghanistan. 8. Resolution on Afghanistan’s need for humanitarian assistance. 9. Powell urges Israelis, Palestinians to reduce violence. 10. U.S. Aid flows to Afghanistan: Refugee numbers increase. 11. Taliban may attempt to poison Afghan food aid. 12. Financial counterterrorism. 13. Threat level from terrorist attacks remains "Very high". 14. USAID Awards $26.5 Million in grants for Afghanistan. 15. Powell, U.K. Foreign Secretary Straw joint press availability. 16. Terrorism risk insurance. 17. Enthusiastic coalition support to USA. 18. Afghanistan neighbours helpful with relief. 19. Non-proliferation key to stopping terrorism. 20. Terrorists as threat to civilization. 21. Health, education of Afghan women, kids. 22. Friendship through education initiative. 23. Immigration policy. 24. Presidential radio address October 27, 2001. 25. Dobriansky on Afghanistan, not always a battlefield. 26. Rumsfeld ABC-TV interview with Cokie Roberts, October 28. 27. "Tighten up" U.S. Visa policy. 28. U.S. forces on ground in Afghanistan. 29. Secretary Mineta on U.S. transportation security. 30. Relations with coalition partners. 31. Terrorist attacks created new spirit in America. 32. Afghanistan emergency: U.S. disbursement of $18.1 Million. 33. Combating terrorism through immigration policies. 34. USAID Central Asian emergency report, Oct.30. 35. Food delivery effort to Afghan people "Somewhat successful". 36. New anti-terrorism immigration policies. 37. FATF cracks down on terrorist financing. 38. Taliban biggest obstacle to getting aid to Afghans. 39. Relief bill for Afghan women and children. 40. Humanitarian efforts in Afghanistan. 41. U.S. funds efforts to preserve Islamic sites and manuscripts. 42. U.S. considering Muslims’ feelings on Ramadan, military campaign. 43. Steps to strengthen biological weapons pact. 44. Lawmakers decry Taliban Brutality against Afghan women. 45. $8.2 Million in immediate aid to Afghanistan. 46. Anti-terrorism struggle not against Muslims. 47. Financial restrictions to more terrorist groups. 48. Taliban actions imperil Afghan civilians. 49. Threat of nuclear terrorism. 50. "Portraits of grief". 51. U.S. satisfied with Arab, Muslim cooperation. 52. Anti-terrorism war targets Al-Qaida, Taliban. 53. War against terrorism targets Al-Qaida, Taliban. 54. The Taliban’s betrayal of the Afghan people. 55. Foreign visitors, students welcome, despite Tighter Visa controls. 56. Smuggling from Pakistan to Afghanistan. 57. U.S., Pakistan want to "Resolve the threat of terrorism. 58. New Interim Government in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai satisfied diverse demands. 59. Karzai scripts new chapter in Kabul.