Underreported: Sarah Chayes with an Update on Afghanistan

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Former NPR correspondent Sarah Chayes lives and works in Kandahar, Afghanistan, where she’s founded a soapmaking company, Arghand, to help rebuild the war-torn country. She tells us the latest on the resurgence of the Taliban there.

Sarah Chayes' article in the Dec. 2007 issue of the Atlantic Monthly magazine is "Scents and Sensibility."

Sarah Chayes's recent book, The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban, is available for purchase at


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Comments [1]

Ed Higgins from 147 Wooster, NYC

She is amazing, as she has been for some time. I have worked on a promising idea in Pakistan that should also apply to Afghanistan. How can I contact her via email?

Ed Higgins

Dec. 19 2008 11:13 PM

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