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The Great Game Afghanistan

A Paradigm Shift on the Chessboard of the Afghan "Great Game"

Khalil Nouri | Posted 07.17.2011 | World
Khalil Nouri

This Pakistani rush to stack the deck in their favor in Afghanistan will fail. There can only be one legitimate way to obtain stability in Afghanistan; an all Afghan national ratification of a reconciliation process.

Lessons From the Stage

Michael Kahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Kahn

So often what happens on the world stage is translated on the theatre's stage. The Great Game: Afghanistan will be viewed this month by a very special, particularly poignant audience.

The Great Game: Seven Hours Of Plays About Afghanistan, NY Times | KATE TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Tricycle Theater will present two special performances of "The Great Game: Afghanistan," its seven-hour marathon of short plays about Afghanistan'...

Theater: The Great Game Gamble at The Public; Les Miz at Paper Mill

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The Great Game: Afghanistan -- an 11 hour, 12-play marathon -- is a case of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts; The 25th anniversary touring production of Les Miserables, now at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey, is superior to the Broadway revival in every way.

Meanwhile, Back in Afghanistan...

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

If The Great Game: Afghanistan and 150 years of that country's history proves anything, it is that this miserable area of the world is a black hole that baffles armies, swallows invaders, and eats its young. No one wins.