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Afghanistan Alert: Robert Greenwald Witnesses Security in Kabul

The face of the Afghanistan conflict brought home.

Rethink Afghanistan Director Robert Greenwald is currently in Kabul.  Here is his accountof the intense security:

It’s hard to put into words many things about Kabul, where I’ve been interviewing members of the Afghan parliament, women’s advocacy groups, and former Taliban members who want to negotiate peace.

One of the most sobering things I’ve seen is how security takes over your daily life, and this footage of the front of the hotel tells it all. Guards with machine guns patrol everywhere–the face of a conflict brought home.

Keep spreading the word about our petition for congressional oversight hearings that nearly 40,000 people have signed, since these hearings will inform the public and rein in this war. And continue to follow my video blog updates and Twitter feed throughout my journey, as I bring you more experiences from Afghanistan.

Robert Greenwald is a producer, director and political activist. His new media company, Brave New Films, is currently focused on making short videos like the FOX Attacks ( and The REAL McCain (, which educate and empower viewers to take action and have been seen by millions.
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