Monday, December 14, 2009

Greg Mortenson and Afghanistan: Another Type of Surge / Book "Three Cups of Tea"

A recent online news article suggests that we should send 30,000 more Greg Mortensons rather than 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan.  Greg Mortenson has spent many years in Afghanistan establishing local schools for children.  Read the article at "Another kind of surge", The Christian Century, December, 2009.  Mortenson has been the subject of many articles about his prolonged stay in that country and has provided advice and counsel to many of the United States political and military leaders engaged in the Afghan conflict.  Mortenson is the author of a book about his experiences in Afghanistan:

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time

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