By Lt. Tiffani Walker, Defense Media Activity
If you’re like me, you might be overwhelmed trying to keep up with news from Afghanistan, but you might be underwhelmed if you’re looking for news that’s hopeful. This week, I stumbled upon a video that helps make sense of Afghanistan’s last year including trouble with insider attacks, increased access to healthcare and education. Watch for yourself below. Here is a quote from a woman in Afghanistan (no name given) that stuck with me:
“On one hand we have war in Afghanistan going on still and [on] the other hand…we have signs of peaceful life in the country and by 2014 when the international troops will leave, life will not be stopped in this country. We will not go back. We do not want to go back. We will try for a better future for our country, if not for ourselves, at least for our children. ”
Who could argue with that? Or this guy?
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