Khaled Hosseini's personal website with bio information and essays by the author:

Official website for the movie:

Article released by Fox News highlighting controversy surrounding the movie:,2933,243630,00.html
National Geographic Society websites on Afghanistan:

Click on the Afghanistan category on the left for information on the geography, culture, etc.:

ABC News Video Clips:
Buddahs of Bamiyan -
Kite Running Returns to Afghanistan -
Beauty School in Afghanistan -
Unseen Afghanistan -

CIA World Fact Book Entry for Afghanistan

Afghanistan Peace Organization (modern culture including a TV Guide for Afghanistan

The New York Times Website on Afghanistan with several articles and videos:

Article and video in The Star profiling the song "I am my Father's Son" by Dan Hill. This has great connections to the father /son relationship in The Kite Runner: