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Afghanistan: It's what's for dinner. (side dishes include Iran and Pakistan)

Phone Call

It has happened. After 34 years. The Presidents of Iran and the United States have spoken on the phone. Both Rouhani and Obama had been giving inclinations of a warmer … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Act Appalled.

I’m back! Apologies for the long hiatus! I was without a computer for the summer and didnt have the patience to attempt to use my phone to make a post. … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Apollo Program Was a Hoax

The Taliban have opened their offices in Doha, Qatar today in hopes of attracting one or both of the United States and the Afghan government for negotiations on the future … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

There’s No ‘I’ In Team.

Taking a step away from Afghanistan today and taking a look at the election in Iran: Hassan Rohani’s recent election victory has been cause for hope in the Islamic Republic … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Wanna Mohawk (Mom Won’t Let Me Get One)

Over the weekend American artist Yazmany Arboleda executed a project in Kabul that culminated in the release of 10,000 pink balloons, each with a message of peace inside. This was … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

I’m Lost Without You

The Daily Beast ran a story today about the confusion and angst that some Taliban commanders are experiencing because of the lack of attention they have received from reclusive commander … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Never Mind the Bombings, Here’s Your Six Figures

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The New York Times broke a story today about Afghan President Hamid Karzai accepting unknown amounts of cash from the … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 2 Comments