Resources:

Khaled Hosseini's personal website with bio information and essays by the author:
http://www.khaledhosseini.com/

Official website for the movie:
http://www.kiterunnermovie.com/club/

Article released by Fox News highlighting controversy surrounding the movie:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,243630,00.html
National Geographic Society websites on Afghanistan:
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/landincrisis/ethnic.html
http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/places/countries/country_afghanistan.html

Click on the Afghanistan category on the left for information on the geography, culture, etc.:
http://www.vgsbooks.com/

ABC News Video Clips:
Buddahs of Bamiyan - http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=5039765
Kite Running Returns to Afghanistan - http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=3026021
Beauty School in Afghanistan - http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=3022188
Unseen Afghanistan - http://abcnews.go.com/video/playerIndex?id=3459615

CIA World Fact Book Entry for Afghanistan
https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/af.html

Afghanistan Peace Organization (modern culture including a TV Guide for Afghanistan
http://www.afghanistan.org/

The New York Times Website on Afghanistan with several articles and videos:
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/afghanistan/index.html?inline=nyt-geo

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:
http://www.thestar.com/article/584095