Afghan Journey

Yaqubi, Wajmah
June 2002
U.S. News & World Report;6/24/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 22, p38
Details the trip made by the author and her mother, both of whom are returning to Afghanistan after a 21-year absence. Background on their life in Virginia and family in Afghanistan; Thoughts on the Soviet occupation and the Taliban rule in Afghanistan, which they heard about in letters from relatives; Why the author feels that Afghanistan, not the United States, is her true home; Description of the impact of war on the infrastructure and people of Afghanistan; The author's change of heart about her true home.


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