Date: December 18, 2012

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What About the Women?

Today’s view from the ground: Sabari and Khost, Afghanistan, December 2012   They made me invisible, shrouded and non-being A shadow, no existence, made silent and unseeing Denied of freedom, confined to my cage Tell me how to handle my anger and my rage? – Zieba Shourish-Shamley, “Look Into My World”   In the above photo, a group of Afghan women in burqas walk together down a side street in Khost. A…

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Date: December 18, 2012

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Highway to Headache

Today’s view from the ground: Gardez and Khost, Afghanistan, December 2012 “Been holding out, searching for something – Something to carry me over the sunset to dawn’s early light.” – My Morning Jacket, First Light In the above photo, the “K-G Road,” the Khost-Gardez Highway, negotiates a treacherous high-altitude slope in Sata Kandow (The Pass of Death), blanched by an early snow. “I swear to Allah, man, if you whistle that damn song…

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