His dream was to be a strong and brave member of the army police and to serve his homeland. So, now he is our little hero.
In this space each month we will publish new opinions, essays, and poetry by our writers in Afghanistan as part of our 2016 campaign titled Fighting Violent Extremism. In this campaign our writers explore and report on the conditions imposed by these terrorists in their provinces and their country today—and the prospects they see for peace in this decade.
My eyes are open all night
Recalling the knock on the door
When you came for my dad.
People from all around are coming to sell more of their possessions so they can gather enough money to move to another country.
The Taliban and Daesh are entrenched in eight districts of Nangarhar province and fighting against each other. Hundreds of schools have been locked and closed.
Bamiyan has now become an example of how the situation in Afghanistan is worsening and I want the American troops to help our armies.
The way to Kunduz is not safe. When I was traveling recently from Kabul to the north at night I was afraid. When it gets dark, there are thieves. Some people say these thieves are the Taliban.
The troops that have come here from all over the world proved that they are working for a better world and helping people in need.
Pakistan is where the Taliban was born, grew up, and gained strength in numbers.