Monthly Archive

2008
Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 716 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

1615

National Geographic can't match this!

Michael, your photos remind me of the cover of National Geographic a few years back, which featured a young Afghani girl with eerie green eyes. Your engaging photos, couple with an honest narrative, ... read more..

1669

Rifles in photo

You asked about the rifles hanging on the shop wall. They Martini-Henry rifles. Brits used them in colonial times. Those might have been gathered in some Khyber Pass massacre.... read more..

1781

Great Article!

Very beautiful pictures and it is fascinating to see such a different view ofn this part of the world. We never see this in the news or anywhere else. It just goes to show that for all our difference ... read more..

2286

Excellent Photos.

I was deployed to this region of Afghanistan from 2006-2007. I was stationed just north of Jalalabad and frequently took trips both there and to Kabul on patrols and missions. I'm happy that someone... read more..

1560

I wish you were birding, too...

but in the meantime, I'm really glad that you're doing what you're doing. Thank you, Michael! Another check is going in the mail this week.... read more..

1349

Afghanistan

As a soldier who spent a year in Afghanistan, I wanted to let you know how good your story was. I met hundreds of kids and locals during my time there, and the funny thing about their poor living situ... read more..

1957

Afghanistan : opération conjointe en vallée d’Uzbin

Afghanistan : opération conjointe en vallée d’Uzbin Le 18 octobre 2008, des unités des forces nationales de sécurité afghanes et du RC-C (Regional Command-Capital) de la FIAS, sous les ordres du gé... read more..

1732

Russians

Im guessing they said the Russians were tougher because of how they fought that war. Scorched earth and all...... read more..

1769

She's Been Found

http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/2002/mar/girl/ http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2002/03/0311_020312_sharbat.html... read more..

1752

Brilliant

Another great dispatch. Keep up the good work... read more..

1776

A thousand splendid suns, a thousand times over!

When I look at your beautiful photographs, Mike, especially of the children, I am reminded of one of the most powerful, evocative, engaging, moving,timeless & unforgettable books I've read "THE KITE... read more..

1736

Awesome job, as ususal...

Great work Mike. Tell me when to send you a heater. -frankie... read more..

2009

Afghanistan

One of the comments made was that the afghans just want to work hard and have a family. I disagree. Most afghan MEN would rather sit around all day and watch time go by. Most are lazy and do bare m... read more..

2069

the french soldiers

iran, afghanistan: ‘Afghan insurgent leader protected by Teheran’ A confidential military report made public last Monday charges Iran offered protection to an Afghan insurgent leader who claimed r... read more..

1412

WOW

I was there from 2006 to 2007. Thanks for the photos. Brings back many good memories of the people I worked with. In time, this country will drag itself out of poverty.....but there are many cultur... read more..

1724

polls

where did you see in the polls that the Frenchs are to get the hell out of afghanistan ? the national assembly voted 343 vs 210 for staying in Afghanistan... read more..

1730

Moment Of Truth!

I, for the life of me, don't understand why we as a wonderful country don't expose more of Michael's powerful material. I have read alot of books up untill I purchaced Michael's and while reading it I... read more..

2074

another Brit

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dunkirk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_France in Patrick Buisson's last book :"les années érotiques 1940 1945", not honorific for us, neither for ... read more..

1931

Education

Thank you for including the girls - i've just read "Three Cups of Tea" and am more convinced than ever that education of the girls will change a village. Not to exclude the boys-not at all because Af... read more..

1898

Blond kids

Has Dolph Lundgren been to that village? The kid second from the right is a spiting image. Great pics as always.... read more..

1917

What are on their arms?

What are Tim and Shem wearing on their arms? You can see it in the pictures captioned "The Village" and "To the bat cave." Just curious.... read more..

2101

Good work!

Once again you show us the people that you encounter "live and in color". I love the photographs of the kids. Your reports from Afghanistan ...especially the British embed story and the Power Genera... read more..

2088

Fantastic!

Thanks, Michael, for putting a human face on the people that we are trying to help. Although we are sometimes the bull in the china shop hopefully the extra attention that Afghanistan is now (will be... read more..

2117

Bats

Great article and lots of good subject matter....kids (beautiful), Bamiyan, Buddhist caves, Brit forts, Afghan people and bats. Sad you did not see any there. I have been a member of Bat Conservation ... read more..

1969

KIDs in Afghanistan

They are great pictures and show the real afghan kids living in villages. Afghan kids entertain themselves with nothing, they are so innocents and they do not have toys to play with, but they create t... read more..

2061

Awesome post

I love these pictures. I have been to those caves, and even recognize a few of the boys, luckily I was there bat season. What a beautiful dispatch, finally putting into words something that is so ha... read more..

1561

Kids in Afghanistan

They are great pictures and show the real afghan kids living in villages. Afghan kids entertain themselves with nothing, they are so innocents and they do not have toys to play with, but they create t... read more..

1674

Afghanistan

Great photos. Beautiful people, wonderful country. Didn't like the predator story, about blowing pieces of people blossoming into the air. It reminded me of the scene in Charlie Wilson's war where the... read more..

18092

Brother, Can You Spare an Afghani?

Published: 22 October 2008 “I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a sp... read more..

2392

Tim's view

Wanted to chime in about some of the comments on this post while shamelessly plugging the blog Shem and I started last month. Our efforts pale in comparison to Michaels - I have been a fan of his fro... read more..

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