Afghanistan: A Graveyard of an Empire

These images, shot on multiple trips to Afghanistan on assignment for AP (Associated Press) try and capture the spirit of the common person, their lives caught in the tense geo-politics of the “Graveyard of the Empires”.

Afghan girls play amongst war damaged vehicles and buildings in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 14, 2004. Years of wars leave little hope for this country, amongst the poorest in the world, despite all its richness. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
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