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Monday, July 8 2013

Investigative Journalist Jeremy Scahill Goes Deep Inside the Modern with ‘Dirty Wars’

Dirty Wars feels like a revelation -- never before has America's recent dirty laundry been collected and put on display so comprehensively. It may be the most damning indictment of the "war on terror" yet published.


Monday, September 5 2011

Next Stop: Marijuanaland

Inside the making of Jonah Raskin’s journey through California’s Emerald Triangle -- one of the main fronts of the global drug war. Raskin not only describes himself as a chronicler of marijuana, but also a smoker who has a medical marijuana card.


Wednesday, February 2 2011

‘Restrepo’ Airing on National Geographic Channel Tonight

The Oscar-nominated documentary Restrepo airs on National Geographic Channel at 8pm ET, 2 February.


Sunday, November 7 2010

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Afghanistan

Here is a folk-pop duet. Here is a rock song. Here is a man on a rubab. Here is a singer performing in a traditional style.


Tuesday, October 26 2010

‘The Oath’: American Intelligence Gets it Wrong

With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".


Monday, July 26 2010

A Surgeon Cool with a Handgun and a Scalpel

A surgeon doing charity work to make up for the sins of his violent past changes his priorities after learning that his new wife married him for an unfathomable reason.


Thursday, April 22 2010

The Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi

This simply told story gives voice to thousands of women who have none. It is a story that has beauty and grace, but more importantly, it has power.


Thursday, December 3 2009

The Khaarijee: A Chronicle of Friendship and War in Afghanistan by J. Malcolm Garcia

If you’ve ever wondered how you might experience Afghanistan, then this is the book for you.


Monday, October 26 2009

Ariana Delawari: Lion of Panjshir

The album sweeps along on extravagant rowls of fuzz and trippy, slurring string arrangements.


Thursday, May 22 2008

Afghanistan seeks to clean up soaps on TV


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