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

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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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