Author Archives: Margaret Fitzpatrick

Afghanistan, a Beautiful Place Now Covered with Landmines

After 30 years, Champaign native and Gulf War veteran, Shaheen Shorish, still vividly recalls the blood-soaked Persian carpets prominently displayed on the lawns of the royal palace in Kabul in 1978. The perpetrators of the Soviet-backed coup d’état, that unseated … Continue reading

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