Jul 10, 2007

Forget about life in Kabul, Let’s go to the Military Base

I was pleased to learn that Newsweek, one of the most widely read magazines in North America and globally, is putting the lighter side of Afghanistan back in the limelight through the installation of a new section - Afghan Diary.

But, it was rather disappointing to see the journalist leap after covering a single story about life in Kabul to life in the Bagram Air Base. This comes as no surprise though given Western media’s preoccupation with soldiers, military bases, and incessant violence. Read more at SunLeaf