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Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Transportation in Afghanistan

The wonderful photos in this piece are from Zok Pavlovic and are to be used only expressly with his permission. One of my constant challenges, when interacting with Westerners about Afghanistan, has been the ever-present challenge of transportation.  In the … Continue reading

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A Message From GIRoA

A Message From GIRoA.

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A Message From GIRoA

(Note to the reader: GIRoA is the acronym that means the “Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan” which is Afghanistan’s proper name.) Sometimes, I am amazed at the sheer audacity of the current regime running Afghanistan.  Evidently, they really … Continue reading

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Kid’s are cute, part deux

Kid’s are cute, part deux.

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Kid’s are cute, part deux

Afghans, if nothing else, are family oriented.  Most of their lives and assets go toward the tasks of raising and educating their children. I told the story of one young man, in the post https://hotmilkforbreakfast.wordpress.com/2012/09/04/i-love-babies/ that I had the distinct honor … Continue reading

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Faces; A Quick and Dirty Study on Ethnicity in Afghanistan

Faces; A Quick and Dirty Study on Ethnicity in Afghanistan.

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Faces; A Quick and Dirty Study on Ethnicity in Afghanistan

Working with the International Security Forces in Afghanistan (aka ISAF) can be maddening.  I’d say the biggest challenge is finding someone who a) knows something about Afghanistan and b) finding someone who will spend more than 3-6 months here learning … Continue reading

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