Archive for April, 2009

Seeing the War in Afghanistan – Finally

War is hell. However, it is impossible to understand its true nature unless you experience it. The good news is that many Americans have not been in battle, the bad news is the many of our sons and daughters are in combat today. Yet, the American people have had a very controlled view of the [...]

Afghan Women to Obama: We Must Be at the Table!

United States President Barak Obama unveiled his new strategy for Afghanistan last week. In it he pledged both military and civil support to Afghanistan. “And,” he went out of his way to say, “we will continue to support the basic human rights of all Afghans—including women and girls.” Despite this, Afghan women continue to be [...]