Tagged: Afghanistan

Fatema Akbari: Protectress of Afghanistan

In the midst of the wreckage and ruin in the 13th district of Kabul, a tattered tent stands tall, giving inspiration to all who pass by. The constant mechanical buzzing and hammering heard outside...

Assessing the 2013 State of the Union Address

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama delivered the first State of the Union address of his second term. Following the speech, the internet was flooded with comments about Senator Marco Rubio’s awkward sip of water during the Republican Response, but it’s important to not let the president’s important words be completely overshadowed. Much of the address was quite promising, so in case you missed it, don’t worry, because I’ll cover a few of the highlights.