Thursday, January 27, 2011

The HPC in the KBL

You may have heard (although who are we kidding, you probably didn't) that President Karzai established a High Peace Council to engage with the Taliban ( The HPC is relatively new and has mixed reviews, but I was still pretty excited to meet with the women members of the HPC a few days ago at the Prime Minister's Palace.
No, there is no Prime Minister in Afghanistan, but yes, there is a Prime Minister's Palace. It's a giant building covered in white marble, and apparently the plumbing on the fountain is broken.

The ladies of the HPC, drinking Mountain Dew:

Another cool (or not so cool) issue that came up:

And some scenes from driving around the city:

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