29 April 2009

It all starts with roads

Soldiers pull security while scouting out the site of a planned road in rural Kapisa province, Afghanistan. Leaders hope roads both spur development and educate officials on key government processes. Story and photo: James Warden / S&S.

The importance of roads in acheiving security, stability, and development in a country like Afghanistan cannot be overstated. It's one of many issues Bouhammer discusses in an interview with embedded blogger and film maker Scott Kesterson from Afghanistan, which you can listen to here.

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