Tag Archives: Afghanistan

In Iraq, Female Soldiers Prove Old Assumptions Wrong

The New York Times series “Women at Arms” explores the expanding role of women in the military and the extent to which, especially in Iraq, women have become indispensible in all types of operations, showing along the way that they … Continue reading

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School Girls in Afghanistan Determined in Their Education

As war rages on in Afghanistan, school girls continue to face daily threats to their lives.  At the Mirwais School for Girls in Kandahar, 11 girls were attacked with burning acid on November 12, 2008.  The attackers are suspected to … Continue reading

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