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Kabul Korrespondence

Fresh, factual, and funky view of Afghanistan and the surrounding Central Asian region

Something positive

Monday, November 09, 2009

The Germans have been getting a bad wrap here lately. With the bombing of countless civilians and loss of their own military casualties, they are not too popular on the home front. But while on assignment for der Spiegel this week, I witness some good work that the Germans are doing.

One of there deployments based in Kabul is mentoring the first ever Afghan National Army Band. The Germans are giving the Afghans lessons in Beethoven, Bach and Strauss! And the Afghans aren't that bad.

Maybe we'll get them to open for White City at our next North American tour.......


posted by Travis, 11:22 pm

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