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Battleworn
How war created civilization over the past 10,000 years—and threatens to destroy it in the next 40 ...
The Afghans
These images form part of a long-term project on Afghan national identity that I have been working ...
Listen Guys, I Have The Perfect Solution To This Iraq Thing
Ever since President Barack Obama took over, we’ve seen the Middle ...
Making the Best of Local Food
Pretending to love fried bugs is so ’90s backpacker. And anyway, no matter how good you think you ...
 In this month's Scene:Afghan Scene Magazine | ISSUE 119 I June 2014
Making the Best of ...
Making the Best of Local Food Author: Michael Kleinman Pretending to love fried bugs is so ’90s backpacker. And anyway, no matter how good you think you are, local people can usually tell when...Read More >>
 
Frederick Taub
Yes, its perfect. A howl of joyous laughter rattled the dusty windows of the 5/52 Air Defense Artillery Battalion building Tuesday as 1st. Lt. Andrew Lapp leapt from his small workstation in the...Read More >>
 
Listen Guys, I Have ...
Listen Guys, I Have The Perfect Solution To This Iraq Thing Author: Donald Rumsfeld :P Ever since President Barack Obama took over, we’ve seen the Middle East become completely and utterly dest...Read More >>
 
What was Rumi talking ...
What was Rumi talking about? Author: Mohamed Ghilan Sufi poetry has been largely misunderstood by modern pop culture. Sorry to ruin this, but when you read poetry by Jalal al-Din Rumi or any oth...Read More >>
 
Five Little Questions
Author: Tony Benn Tony Benn’s final speech to the House of Commons as MP was an appropriately eloquent farewell, in which he talked widely on his view of the role of parliament and the wider questio...Read More >>
 
What Suffering Does
Author: David Brooks Over the past few weeks, I’ve found myself in a bunch of conversations in which the unspoken assumption was that the main goal of life is to maximize happiness. That’s normal....Read More >>
 
After the Wars
The Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a nationally representative survey among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. Click "Detailed view" on any question to view results by military...Read More >>
 
The Afghans
Author: Ross McDonnell These images form part of a long-term project on Afghan national identity that I have been working on for a number of years simply entitled "The Afghans". Exile, statelessness...Read More >>
 
Battleworn
Author: Chantelle Taylor Chantelle Taylor had a remarkable career in the British Army. Renowned for being the first female to engage and kill a Taliban fighter at close quarters in Helmand Province,...Read More >>
 
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