American Major's Secret Afghan Meeting

Hot cups of chai warmed their hands as the American soldiers waited in the bitterly cold room, its windows shattered from a recent suicide blast. They had ridden for hours in heavily armored vehicles, driven slowly with frequent stops to inspect the road for buried bombs, to speak with a small group of Afghan women who wanted a school for their daughters and vocational training for themselves. Girls in this conservative part of Zabul province - where the literacy rate is just 1 percent among...Full Story
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