Rory Stewart

Afghanistan’s troubles can’t only be blamed on the Taliban

The lights in rural Afghanistan are going out village by village

A boy stands in the ruins of destroyed houses in Arzo village on the outskirts of Ghazni, Afghanistan (Getty images)

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