The collection of newspapers, journals, and magazines in Dari, Pushto, Arabic, and English represent the viewpoints of diverse
groups, including the leftist revolutionary People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, Zahir Shah-loyalists, various factions
of Afghan Mujaheddin and foreign-backed jihadists, the Taliban-led government of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, as well
as the Karzai regime, during a tumultuous period in the nation's history in which successive waves of foreign influence and
invasion destabilized the region, resulting in more than three decades of armed struggle.