Saturday, October 8, 2011

And the War Goes On...

Besides being Ada Lovelace Day, yesterday was also the tenth anniversary of the US's invasion and occupation of Afghanistan. This is a war that has done terrible damage to Afghanistan, has cost unimaginable sums of US taxpayer dollars to undertake, and which most people in the US do not approve of. Afghan human rights activist, author, and former Member of Parliament Malalai Joya, who has been on the side of democracy and therefore against the US, the Taliban, and the warlords (whose allegiances are always short-term and corrupt), released this video for the occasion:

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