Category Archives: War on women

How have the Taliban matured? Like this

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Taliban soldiers fired at a crowd of protesters, attacked reporters, and burned down a Kabul amusement park after riding the merry-go-round and bumper cars. “When it comes to experience, maturity, vision, there is a huge difference … Continue reading

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What really happened in Afghanistan

Each morning when I turn on my computer, I go first to the Times and their opinion section. There I read maybe one essay and mark in my head the others I will want to read later. Today, amid the … Continue reading

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Re Afghanistan, last night I had a wave of guilt

…about what I’d written yesterday. When my fury overcame my keen awareness of my own Mid-East history ignorance. Guilt, because without any real knowledge of Afghanistan’s history, I trashed the country. Called it primitive, regressing to a state of misogynistic … Continue reading

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