Worldview Archive: May, 2009

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Goodbye to Kabul

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Chat live with Trudy Rubin

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Trudy will answer questions Wednesday, May 20 starting at 1 pm. Read more
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From Kabul to Philly

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I want to add one more post about the Marefat school in Kabul - which now has a fascinating link, via the Constitution Center, to Philadelphia's... Read more
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Courage in Kabul

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I'm back from Afghanistan now (a four hour journey from Kabul to Dubai, 6 hours in Dubai airport - the greatest crossroads in the Middle Eastern... Read more
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An amazing school in Kabul

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Aziz Royash is the founder of an amazing school in Kabul that teaches students about civic values, the meaning of democracy, and the importance... Read more
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Talking to elders

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I drove to the provincial capital of Maidan Shahr in Wardak province to try to get a sense of life outside Kabul. Several months ago this... Read more

Afghan women

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Shinkai Karokhail is a member of the Afghan parliament who has worked for Afghan women's education for two decades. I visited her at home... Read more
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Training the Afghan Army

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One main reason I'm in Afghanistan is to better understand the U.S. strategy behind the dispatch of 21,000 new troops to Afghanistan. I've... Read more