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Entries by Seema Jilani from 08/2010

An American Doctor Packing Scrubs for Afghanistan

| Posted 08.17.2010 | World

After many experiences in global health in Lebanon, Egypt, Israel and Palestine, and the Balkans, I am older, but only mildly wiser. I am now plunging head first into a medical trip to Afghanistan working with CURE International.

Crown Jewels or Spoils of War?

| Posted 08.19.2010 | World

Many of the colonized people in the world share a belief: that when our colonizers leave, they intentionally leave behind a chaotic situation destined for more conflict, thereby ensuring post-colonial strife.

Decisions for the Babies of Kabul

| Posted 08.24.2010 | World

Under the faces hardened by a life full of adversity, there is a keen realization amongst Afghans that life is provisional. For every 10,000 people, there are two -- count them, two -- physicians.

Virginia Woolf's Spirit Lives in Afghanistan

| Posted 08.30.2010 | World

The question we must ask ourselves is whether our presence in Afghanistan will harm or hurt women, not whether we can use them as an excuse for an ongoing military assault of Afghanistan.