Permissible Arms

Complex ideas in a single image

Posted in afghanistan, us military by Karaka on 30 November 2009

The Boston Globe publishes some truly amazing photographs in their weekly feature The Big Picture. This week’s gallery showed photographs of Afghanistan and Afghanistan-related images. I’m a believer of the adage “a picture is worth a thousand words,” and this week proves the rule. I highly recommend the photo gallery.

Afghan children read from the Koran as they attend a traditional school held in an old synagogue now being used as a Muslim mosque in Herat November 4, 2009. (REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl)

U.S soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division return fire after their patrol in the Pech Valley of Afghanistan's Kunar province was ambushed by Taliban fighters on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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