Archive for December 23rd, 2021

Along Afghanistan’s ‘highway
of death,’ the bombs are gone
but suffering has deepened

We leave Kabul on an October morning as darkness gives way to light. It’s a drive filled with jerks and bumps and often at a snail’s pace due to the poor condition of the highway. We spot Afghan men alongside the road dressed in thick jackets. Winter is on the horizon. At the checkpoint, the Taliban fighters are also bundled […]

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