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Graciana del Castillo

Graciana del Castillo is the author of Rebuilding War-Torn States (Oxford, 2008) and of Guilty Party: The International Community in Afghanistan (forthcoming, 2014). She was Senior Research Scholar, Adjunct Professor of Economics, and Associate Director of the Center of Capitalism and Society at Columbia University.


In 1978, Afghanistan had achieved food security for a population of 15 million. Today, Afghanistan is extremely dependent on aid and imports. 

Graciana del Castillo