Shadow City, Invisible City: Walking Through an Ever-Changing Kabul

“Kabul changed years before the Taliban entered the city on August 15th, 2021, and yet in the news and in mainstream narratives, I find it presented as a surprise. Surprise, I find, is another word for wilful forgetting, a different shade of amnesia. A way to talk only of those who were “saved,” rather than those who had no choice but to remain.”

Author: Taran Khan
Source: LitHub
Published: Oct 21, 2021
Length: 10 minutes (2,677 words)