U.S. Policy in Afghanistan
In February 2005, Sonali Kolhatkar and Jim Ingalls visited Afghanistan to see first hand the results of the U.S. invasion/occupation. They traveled through the cities and provinces, meeting with some of the activists, students, and journalists. In this interview theytalk about the current situation, Afghan's history before and after 9/11. They also report on the dismal news media coverage of Afghanistan and look at possible future scenarios.
Kolhatkar and Ingalls are co-directors of the Afghan Women's Mission, which is a U.S. based organization that works in solidarity with RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan. They have both spoken widely about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and it's impact on human rights and democracy and written a book on the subject. Kolhatkar also hosts the show "Uprisings" on Pacfica radio.
Recorded in September 2005 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Interview with photos from trip. Approximately 55 minutes long.
Price: US$ 22.00