· January, 2007

Stories about Afghanistan from January, 2007

Afghan Whispers: Cock Fighting, Winter, and Insecure Borders

  17 January 2007

Afghan Lord talks about a new sport in Afghanistan, cock fighting. You can watch a video clip of cock fighting on Afghan Lord's blog.The blogger adds, Morgh Janngi which means cock fighting is a traditional winter sport as is dog, camel fighting and donkey racing. In Morgh Janngi, men (only)...

Afghanistan: Troop Surge

  16 January 2007

Safrang notices some calls for a troop surge in Afghanistan that, though it may not come to pass, draws attention to the situation in the country and keeps it from being ignored.