New York Times blog, 21 July 2010
Unfortunately, this tour was virtual only. The NYT’s Kabul bureau chief and her Afghan colleagues Sharifullah Sahak and Abdul Waheed Wafa report what Hillary Clinton and Gen. Petraeus COULD have seen if they had been able to leave the well-protected conference venues: people losing some days’ income because the bazaars were closed and no fresh food allowed in, because trucks were banned, and the funeral of a beheaded man(!) – ‘no one thought it were the Taliban’.
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