Haroon links to some goodness on Afghanistan. The Atlantic has an email from Afghanistan. Nick Kristof on building schools. The New Yorker on the individual cost of war for an Iraqi veteran. The New Yorker also had a moving photoessay on the cost of war. The photo below is from the series. It’s same photo Colin Powell mentioned in his Obama endorsement.
Great slideshow. Faith and Football Meet in Wee Hours – Slide Show – NYTimes.com. For a second consecutive season, Coach Fouad Zaban of Fordson High School in Dearborn, Mich., turned his football team’s two-a-days into two-a-nights, from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., to accommodate the observance of Ramadan in the predominantly Muslim community.