Taliban Do a Good Turn?

  The International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday that Afghanistan’s murderous Taliban insurgents had released two sick South Korean women hostages, stirring immediate speculation over whether Korean authorities had paid a ransom to get the two released, both of whom were wearing Islamic-style headscarves and crying. The release of the two hostages risks…

Trapped by Religion in Afghanistan

I am an existentialist and an atheist – so much so that I suspect that people I have known for years are afraid to tell me that they attend the church of their choice.  So as one whose approach to organized religion is often sarcasm, the capture and metered executions in Afghanistan of a bunch…