War As A Way Of Life

After three weeks, Americans wonder when the war will end. But to the Afghans, fighting is a 23-year routine. In Khoja Bahauddin, far from U.S. air strikes, Northern Alliance soldiers fire on the Taliban lines from cliffs and trenches. They fight as they have always fought. Their children use gutted tanks as fortresses, playing as they have always played.

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