Moscow’s Afghan war: The English mujahid

Jason Elliot wrote An Unexpected Light – an enchanting portrait of Afghanistan. Here, he looks back on his early visits to the country during the Soviet occupation. Interview for BBC News, December 2004

Epic Journey to End Cycle of War

An encounter with Nadir Shah, the intrepid Afghan cyclist who was making his way to New York on a bicycle that behaved like a “stubborn goat”.

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