Flashbacks

Blasts from the past

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Did the Ukrainians Get What They Dreamt About?

I asked Ukrainian protesters on Kiev's Independence Square in February 2014 to formulate their biggest dream in as little as 10 seconds. Here are their answers: https://www.instagram.com/p/k1dybXIPEM/?taken-by=newsbee "Our...
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“Workers’ Demonstrations” in USSR

On the first of May, as well as on other Soviet holidays that required universal shows of loyalty, factory and office workers, government employees,...
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Don’t Do What the Mullah Does

One of my Afghan drivers never missed a chance to make sarcastic comments about religion in general and the Islamic clergy in particular whenever...

How I Broke 9/11 News to Taliban Fighter

One of the Taliban prisoners-of-war I met at the Do-Ab detention center in the Panjshir Valley in mid-September 2001 was a bespectacled man with...

Afghan Women

It's hard to discuss Afghan women, because one can hardly describe the subject concealed for the most part by the controversial blue or white...

The Cook that Killed ‘Em All

The little person standing on the porch of the prison cell of the Do-Ab detention center for Taliban POWs with his long-bearded friend once...
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Gas & Oreo

 They say a good flashback can bring out a good story. Don't know. Today I had a flashback related to gasoline and Oreo cookies....

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