All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘change’

My first blog: Egypt on the verge of change

The revolution in Egypt is exciting to watch because it invokes the idealist in all of us. But what lies ahead for the Egyptian people? Will they become casualties of a more brutal government like Afghans and Iranians did after their revolutions in the 1970s?

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An Afghan village girl blossoms in the city

She ran from an arranged marriage into a Western household.

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How the West short-changed Afghanistan

We went to war to restore democracy and prosperity to Afghanistan, and spent billions on building new homes, hospitals and highways. But five years and thousands of lost lives later, everything is crumbling and the ferocious Taliban are back. Where did it all go wrong?

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