Kabul Suburbs 1988- People once led a relatively normal life here. But the war had torn into the complex and delicate fabric of Afghan society and it was difficult to see how it could be restored. It is one of the many layers of disagreement between warring parties. The decision to either follow the path of modernity or stay in the dreamlike bliss of the old ways has tormented Afghanistan for decades. Most political leadership seemed incapable of making choices that were or are not extreme. In such situations, violence is inevitable.

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