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Saving history: a struggle in Afghanistan

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  Traveling east from Kabul toward the Pakistan border is a place of precious South Asian history. A spot on the Silk Route with roots as old as 5,000 years and a Buddhist community marked by ancient monasteries. But it is a page from another time that may be wiped away. Mes Aynak is the […]

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To break, to interrupt, to cancel, to stand in violence’s way

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The headline said, “6 Dead, 28 wounded in holiday weekend violence.” Did you see that? What did you think? Or did you pass it by? Did you? “We need to say something,” said a colleague who works in a part of Chicago where these are not events you just read about. I searched online to […]

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