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With the humiliating defeat of Uncle Sam and the cowardly departure of the Afghan President, the Taliban is going to announce an interim government shortly. It has been a swift and relatively peaceful takeover of control by the Taliban and … Continue reading
Two iconic images taken 46 years apart. The US Embassy staff fleeing from Saigon and Kabul respectively. After 20 years of useless fighting, the defeat and humiliation is now complete! Images via Twitter, modified by me (click to enlarge).
U.S. President Ronald Reagan meeting with Afghan Freedom Fighters (Mujahideen) at the White House, 1983. By Shane Quinn The following sentence may come as a surprise to Western eyes that, “Miami and Washington have been among the major world centres … Continue reading
Years of war and Islamic extremism have left their mark on Afghanistan’s traditional music culture. Though the Taliban was driven from power some 15 years ago, a generation was “brainwashed” into believing music was sinful and against Islam. Now, one … Continue reading