Archive | November, 2010

Bags of Cash from Iran

Bags of Cash from Iran   I keep thinking about these bags of cash Hamid Karzai has been getting from Iran lately. The news has scandalized Washington, and the chatter just goes on and on But to me, most of this chatter misses the point. For example: a few days ago, on NPR, Terry Gross […]

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Last Few Days

  The Last Few Days in Afghanistan      April 3, 2011 Koran protests  Two were killed and dozens hurt in a third day of Afghan protests against the burning of the Koran by a radical fundamentalist “pastor” in Florida. Hundreds took to the streets of Kandahar. Earlier, 12 people were killed in protests in Mazar-i-Sharif, […]

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