Tamim Anary was born in Afghanistan in 1948 and moved to the United States in 1964. He lives in San Francisco and is the Director of the San Francisco Writer’s Workshop. He’s written a number of books…his new one is “Games Without Rules: The Often Interrupted History of Afghanistan.”

Afghanistan shares borders with Pakistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and more…how are relations with these neighbors today and how have they been throughout history?

Why did the Soviets go into Afghanistan? Why did the U.S. go in and why are American troops still there?

Is it possible for Afghanistan to be a calm and stable country?

Tamim Ansary¬† talks about how Afghanistan became a country and what’s happening there today. He also offers ideas on how the country can govern itself without outside influence.


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