Military history by country

While the world strategized…

A few days ago, a news report by the BBC caught my eye. It said the Red Cross reported some 800,000 people as disabled by the ongoing war in Afghanistan. It struck me as odd, since I didn’t think Afghanistan was such a large country. So I saved the link to check up and found […]

Read More

Disabled by war – how many? Need help from journos

Recently, the BBC published a video report by Karen Zarindast about the number of people disabled by war in Afghanistan. They quote the Red Cross as the source of their figures: Decades of war have left some 800,000 people disabled in Afghanistan. The Red Cross, has seven centres across the country helping them out. A centre in […]

Read More
Indian flag photographic collage
National

United States of Abhimanyu and the Afghani Chakravyuha

As news of Rabbani being killed in Afghanistan spreads like wild fire, there is a looming unease that things in Afghanistan are not as well as we pretend they are. We look on it as a regional matter rather than something relevant to us. And yet, it ought to matter to us more than it […]

Read More