News, but not the serious kind
Kabul-Capades, coming your way!
Blog Guy, I read about a vocational training program for Afghan citizens. It sounds so strange I don’t even want to repeat it here…
I suspect you mean the Kabul-Capades, an ice skating extravaganza the U.S. is putting together so Afghanis will have real jobs after the war. As you can see, the basics of a good routine are being taught even before they put on skates.
How many new Afghan ice spectaculars does the U.S. think the world needs?
It isn’t JUST ice skating, silly! There’s a bluegrass music troupe called the Tali-Banjos. And the likely loser in the recent Afghan election will tour as Abdullah Abdullah’s Juggler Jugglers….
Hmmm. That does sound good. Can I buy a season ticket to get me into ALL the shows?
Sure. It’s called the…
Too late. It’s called the Khyber Pass…
Left: Skaters perform in a 1998 file photo. REUTERS/Andy Clark
Right: A U.S Marine searches an Afghan man for weapons near the town of Khan Neshin in Rig district of Helmand province, September 8, 2009. REUTERS/ Goran Tomasevic