Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq: Afghanistan Misc: afghan__29_

Post-Taliban: Two girlscouts hang out before the start of an Afghan Independence Day parade at the stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 19, 2005.  Afghanistan has seen much progress in some areas of infrastructure and human rights, and dismal lack of progress in other areas, as it gears up for its first Parlimentary elections since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
Kabul, Afghanistan

Post-Taliban: Two girlscouts hang out before the start of an Afghan Independence Day parade at the stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 19, 2005. Afghanistan has seen much progress in some areas of infrastructure and human rights, and dismal lack of progress in other areas, as it gears up for its first Parlimentary elections since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.