This started out as your standard issue “dear diary” personal blog. Then it morphed into “Sunny in Kabul,” and that’s kind of stuck with me. Premise is this: no matter how dark this war gets, NATO is going to tell us it’s sunny out. Which, having worked here since 2009, I’ve come to realize may be a stretch. Continue reading
1LT Rahmani makes a great story. But what about the four female helicopter pilots NATO already trained?
So even though American troops have largely left – Afghanistan likely won’t be financially independent from the U.S.
“Mullah Rauf started this, but these people [Isis] are now here, they openly challenge the Taliban”, reported Saifullah Sanginwal, a local tribal leader we had met at the time.