News of Afghanistan IX - Early Edition
I will inblogdisposed tomorrow, so here is some news from Afghanistan, a bit early:
Kabul riots are an ugly thing...
I sure hope this Chinese cement is better quality than the Pakistani junk used at Bagram in 2005. I mean, the second the stuff dried, it started to crumble. Had to all be replaced. I think the contracting officer's comment was something to the effect of $#%@*& those *&^%$!.
Spring is graduation time.
Oh Canada! Or, oh Canadian General!
I do not use the word "hate" lightly. I hate this guy. [please go see all the work at http://www.warlordsofafghanistan.com/]
At least we know now…
One stopped, thank God.
Yeah, more about refugees.
Iran and Afghan economic links strengthen. I have previously mentioned the cultural ties between Afghans and Persians. The economic links, such as this one, are a natural too.
They had a really good classic rock, pirate radio station in Konduz too.
I cannot imagine what the Afghans will think of a larger contingent.
This guy was the Elvis, Beatles and Johnny Cash of Afghanistan all rolled into one. His tomb was restored by Karzai - and it is sort of a shrine now.
Good on ‘em!