The Linguist: A one of a kind, untold story inside tall stone walls and barbwires of an American military base in Afghanistan
The author, born in Afghanistan, escaped his country of origin after the invasion of the red army, to become a US citizen. He had no idea that one day, after three decades, he will go back to Afghanistan. This time to serve the US Army in hopes of helping both the US and Afghanistan. But was that ever possible?
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