Smith’s grisly look at Afghanistan nominated for best political book of 2013
Graeme Smith says Western leaders do not have clean hands in Afghanistan.
Graeme Smith, pictured last month in Kabul, Afghanistan. ‘My second day of work as a full-time staff reporter for The Globe and Mail was 9/11. I went down to Pennsylvania to cover the fourth crash site. In some ways, the events of that day shaped the next dozen years of my life. The work I’m doing now in Afghanistan is still about mitigating the fallout from that event.’Photograph courtesy of Andrew Quilty