Tagged: afghanistan

Herat Moment

ctrp384 Poetry in Afghanistan

MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL You don’t often hear from poets in Afghanistan, but beyond all the politics and violence that gets all the press, they’ve been there all along, writing, reciting, performing… My guest is Wida Sharifi, a poet...
 

The Return to Afghanistan

The Return to Afghanistan

Greetings from Kabul, dusty but determined capital of the country everyone has an opinion about: Afghanistan. For the second time in my life, I’ve arrived in Kabul.  No longer confused or intimidated with how things look or work (or don’t work), being...

bmtv117 Final Afghanistan Video

bmtv117 Final Afghanistan Video

Having arrived a few days ago here in the New Jersey house I was raised in, I surely have thoughts, observations, and reports regarding the state of the state around me. However quality time with friends and family comes with...

Vote Counting

ctrp353 Working as a Female Photographer in Afghanistan

MP3 Audio [21 MB]DownloadShow URL It wasn’t some childhood dream that led Mariam to photography, instead it was a series of encounters and encouragement that led her to become a professional photographer in her home country of Afghanistan. In this...
 

Blogs from Afg

Blogs from Afg

I’d like to begin by sending out a big thank you and expressing how great it was to be writing and recording content to be shared with all of you and to be getting so much feedback; good bad or...

Kabul River

ctrp352 Revisting 1996 Kabul

MP3 Audio [22 MB]DownloadShow URL In Sept. 1996 the Taliban had just taken over Kabul and Jeremy Wagstaff was working as a journalist for Reuters in Hong Kong when the unexpected happened. He was told they needed him in Kabul,...