Thursday, September 9, 2010

The American Occupation of Afghanistan and the Birth of a National Liberation Movement

by Prof. Marc W. Herold
"Girl in Ghulam Ali" A young girl in Ghulam Ali, a village on the Shamali Plain. Fighting between Northern Alliance and Taliban, along with massive US airstrikes in the wake of September 11 made the plain an extremely dangerous place to live. November 2001.
This is a powerful edited transcript with photos of a Public lecture by professor Marc Herold, Massachussetts Institute of Technology M.I.T., Cambridge, Mass. August 2010. The lecture provides an insight into the history of and tragedy in the place we call Afghanistan.

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