Afghanistan stories, books, poems, and more

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An unexpected life story of a kid named babar. Read More

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Another blast from the past. Breakfast at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and a much younger Prodigal Texan earning money for college in the service of the U.S.A. Read More
This is a reprint of an email home from the Sandbox at Chrismta, 2008. Please enjoy. Read More
Sergeant First Class Rock Hard of Cold Water, Kansas, is a United States Army Ranger. One of the best. Today, he is leading a six man team of Rangers on a reconnaissance of one of the most dangerous areas of Afghanistan, an area where Rangers, Recon Marines, and United States… Read More
Afghanistan is the only country in the world where women are symbolized to all other countries. It is a country that lost all it's economical infrastructure passing three decades of war. one of the major problems that afghans are suffering is violence against women's rights. Read More

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A short Haiku (what Haiku isn't short?)about the Russian experience in Afghanistan. Maybe, ours too. Read More

Book / Romance

October 03, 2015

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Sergeant Raymond Spectre's elite task force got captured by Afghanistan rebels when the ISAF mission is drawing to a close .While spending his time locked up in the infamous Tabish "Detention Centre" , Raymond found love in the opposite female prison camp. This is the story of how the "star-crossed… Read More
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Every person views the world in their own vision, and a religous fanatic is no exception. This story explores the path of the Villain of the best-selling Novel "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini, Assef, and explores the events that can turn a psychopath in war-torn Afghanistan, into a member… Read More
A brief essay on man and how we as a society have veered from the path our forefather's had planned for us when they laid out the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. I go into detail just how big our National debt is and the unspoken unfunded liabilities. I… Read More

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A critically wounded Marine has an out of body experience in the wrong afterlife. Read More
He finds peace in the falling of the rain... But why? Read More
The quartet are hatching a plan with nearby compound Istanbul-77 to destroy a Taliban outpost that is threatening Tampa-22. But when something unexpected happens, can James take the blow the Taliban has dealt him? Read More
Corporal James Swansea, Lieutenant Warren Smith, voluntary Marine Chris Schulz, and Corporal Dean Sanders enter a world of war and bloodshed where their prime target are Afghan villages that have sided with the Taliban, whether by force or will. Their job is to wipe all of them out, but will… Read More

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This is the story of how a man like any of us can be driven to become a monster in today's world. Read More

Tags: war, afghanistan

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This piece is a multi-perspective fiction story of three completely different types of people in Afghanistan during a war. I hope you understand and enjoy it. Tip: Think about the story in connection with the title after you've read the story. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 25, 2014

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A rant in the form of a poem on patriotism (kinda) Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More

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Thirteen year old Betony is the daughter of an insurance man turned Evangelical preacher. Into her life comes a London-based Islamic terrorist cell that aims to explode a bomb in her midwestern town. The bombing is part of a larger plan to bomb one modest community in each of the… Read More

Essay / War and Military

October 23, 2013

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Tojoures Pret is an essay reflecting a day in my life during my deployment to afghanistan. I hope to bring some awarness to the issue of post tramatic stress disorder. Read More

Book / War and Military

August 31, 2013

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"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog. When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in… Read More

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Before the Talibans came into power in 1996, the previous governments succeeded in destroying the country through different factions, ethnical tribes, languages and even religion. Instead of stabilization, civil war broke, overtaking the capital city Kabul and Afghanistan as a whole. During the governing period of Mujahidin’s, millions of Afghans… Read More
Smithsonian came to “acquire” the bronze book. I had already taken photographs of each of the pages within the book. After a year of translating the text I felt compelled to share the story discovered. Even though I was warned not to share this content with the public, I have… Read More
The stories of five different characters from different parts of the Muslim world. Starting with Afghanistan, then Indonesia, then Niger, then Palestine and finally ending up in Saudi Arabia. Probably my favourite poem yet, I actually felt really emotional when reading it back the first time. Read More

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My poem is based around a soldier in the midst of a crisis. His country used the excuse of "war" to invade, take over and deprive a 3rd world country. After hiding the truth for almost a century he finds out the real reason and realises his whole life had… Read More

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Being a 17 year old boy. With no dreams. Surely mean, its my duty to serve my country. My father will finally be proud of me. I won't be a screw up. I'll be doing something right for a change.- Monologue. Read More

Book / Travel

January 16, 2013

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Summer 2009, we were soon to deploy to Afghanistan and time wasn't on our side as we decided how to spend our leave. A bucket list, a coffee and a broken arm later we were in Europe breaking our travelling cherries. After all the European traffic, missed flights and abnormal… Read More

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This was the story I wrote for my English half-yearly exams this year. My teacher said I made her cry, (though I don't think that's very hard for a woman like her, I took it as a compliment to my writing skills nonetheless). The prompt was: 'write about a box'.… Read More

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A supposedly safe police training mission in Afghanistan gets out of hand as young soldiers find themselves ill prepared and ill equipped in a warzone. A true story of my first deployment. Reader discretion is advised: This story is not censored and contains acts that can be perceived as shocking.… Read More

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A soldiers letters home. I try not to venture in poetry to much, I don't like sacrificing content for form, but I think I found a good middle ground here. Let me know what you think. Read More
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