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TOP 10: Afghanistan Making Progress, but Scars Remain

Paula Bronstein book Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear

Afghanistan Making Progress, but Scars Remain: Moni Basu–cnn.com–6/2/16–Photo: Paula Bronstein’s Book Cover 

TOP 10: ‘Home Tours’ Take Mary McBride Band to Zones of Conflict and Calamity

Mary McBride singer at home in Brooklyn/Photo: Nancy Borowick for The New York Times

‘Home Tours’ Take Mary McBride Band to Zones of Conflict and Calamity: K. Nazish–nytimes.com–7/4/15–Photo: Nancy Borowick for The NY Times

Pulitzer Prize-Winning War Journalist Carlotta Gall on Getting the Story Right

Carlotta Gall, NY Times Reporter/Photo: Hiromi Yasui

Carlotta Gall/Photo: Hiromi Yasui

By Patricia Caso/May 25, 2014

Twitter: @carlottagall

For twenty years British journalist Carlotta Gall covered the volatile conflicts in Chechnya, Kosovo, Serbia and other wartorn countries. She spent the last dozen years reporting from Afghanistan and Pakistan, winning a Pulitzer Prize for her work at The New York Times in 2009.

“All reporting should be about the humanity. I did learn early on that wars are all about the people. They are not about the generals ordering in the tanks.” Carlotta Gall 

Carlotta takes on a controversial subject in her latest book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014, where she questions whether Afghanistan should have been the target for war. I was fascinated and excited to speak with Carlotta about her dedication towards her  profession. She has a passion for getting the story right from the front lines while facing tremendous danger … [Read more…]

TOP 10: A Precarious Time for Afghan Women

Afghan women: it's a precarious time for them

A Precarious Time for Afghan Women: David Zucchino–latimes.com–2/6/14–Photo: Carolyn Cole

TOP 10: Children’s Novel a Lifeline for American Soldier at War

Lee Woodruff, CBS This Morning

Children’s Novel a Lifeline for American Soldier at War: Lee Woodruff–cbsnews.com–1/15/14–Lee Woodruff Photo: CBS Screenshot

TOP 10: Cycling Past an Afghan Taboo

Shannon Galpin, cyclist

Cycling Past an Afghan Taboo: Jed Lupinski–nytimes.com–4/17/13–Photo: Justin Edmonds for The NY Times

TOP 10: A Female Trailblazer in Afghanistan

A Female Trailblazer in Afghanistan

A Female Trainblazer in Afghanistan: Angela Shah–dailybeast.com–9/1/12–Photo: Gabriela Maj

TOP 10: Mom Seeks Answers in “Green on Blue” Attack in Afghanistan

Mother of Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Seeks Answers/CBS News 

Mom Seeks Answers in “Green on Blue” Attack in Afghanistan:  David Martin–cbsnews.com–8/17/12