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A Sense of humor about Afghanistan? Mojadidi shows how

Source: Ted.com Afghan-American artist Aman Mojadidi calls himself “Afghan by blood, redneck by the grace of god.” Playing off his two identities, the TED Fellow’s bold, funny, thought-provoking artwork explores jihad, gangsterism, consumers and corruption in modern Afghanistan. Aman Mojadidi makes bold art from his two identities — as an American and an Afghan.   … Continue reading

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Movie on Karzai!? Karzai: I’d be honored if Kingsley play me onscreen

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he will be honored if actor Ben Kingsley to play him onscreen. “Do you ever think about a movie starring Ben Kingsley as Hamid Karzai?” In a rapid fire round of questions, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Karzai in an interview on Monday. “Ben Kingsley, the person who played Gandhi [18982]? He is … Continue reading

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Video & Transcript: Obama’s Speech On Strategic Pact with Afghanistan

Source:White HouseVideo: Transcript:Good evening from Bagram Air Base. This outpost is more than seven thousand miles from home, but for over a decade it has been close to our hearts. Because here, in Afghanistan, more than half a million of our sons and daughters have sacrificed to protect our country.Today, I signed an historic agreement … Continue reading

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Afghan Lawmaker Fighting Insurgents

April 15, 2012: Haji Naeem Lalay, member of Afghan parliament, fires on insurgent from roof of parliament building in Kabul. Insurgents entered a nearby building to aim at the building of Afghan parliament. No MPs harmed. http://afghancorner.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default Continue reading