Thursday, October 7, 2010

Fighting For Survival In Northern Afghanistan [Video]


Fifty Afghan militiamen are putting their lives on the line to keep the Taliban out of their village. But without support from the government in Kabul, they might be forced to give up their fight. RFE

'Goat Grabbing' In Afghanistan


Violent Game On The Rise In Afghanistan

Banned under the Taliban, the beloved but often violent game of Buzkashi, or "goat grabbing," is on the rise in Afghanistan. Thousands of spectators flock to the outskirts of Kabul to watch teams from 18 provinces compete in an annual tournament. Players on horseback try to carry the headless carcass of a goat around a flag before depositing it in RFE

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