A City Under Siege: What the War Looks Like on Afghanistan’s Front Line
As bullets from a Taliban machine gun ricocheted through the street below, an Afghan soldier wearing an “I Heart Kabul” T-shirt took a brief rest. “There has been fighting day and night.”Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/13/world/asia/afghanistan-helmand-taliban.html
As the planes departed and the smoke drifted lazily into the air, Captain Safi laid back on a green cot and put his hand to his temple, exhausted. At 28, he had been in the military for 11 years. “It has been a tough decade,” he said.