Ahmad Shah Massoud was assassinated two days before 9/11 and is considered an Afghan national hero


Ahmad Shah Massoud, a Tajik, was assassinated two days before the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre in New York City. So many Afghans see him as a national […]

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Life goes on in Afghanistan and no one seems to know anything about 9/11!


When I first went to Afghanistan, I wanted to see how life there is like in times of violence and conflict. And surprisingly (or not!), it went on as usual. […]

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Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 10 – Living at the feet of Buddha)


This week is part 10 of my multimedia documentary, Guide To Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite, which includes video, still photos an text. As you would know, this is […]

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Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 8 – Lending the Afghans a hand)


This week is part 8 of my multimedia documentary, Guide To Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite, which includes video, still photos an text. As you would know, this is […]

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Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 6 – Skateboarding in Skateistan!)


This week is part 6 of my multimedia documentary, Guide To Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite, which includes video, still photos an text. As you would know, this is […]

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Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 5 – Rambo is alive and kicking in Afghanistan!)


This week is part 5 of my multimedia documentary, Guide To Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite, which includes video, still photos an text. As you would know, this is […]

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Guide to Afghanistan: The Adventures of a KL-ite (Part 4 – The Last Jew in Afghanistan)


(Last week, I received news from my friend and fixer, Ahmad Bilal Raghbat, that his father, Abdul Baqi Raghbat, an advisor for the Afghan Ministry of Tribal and Border Affairs, […]

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