In recent weeks, Western media outlets have run pictures of rugs from Pakistan featuring drone images. It's part of a long-standing tradition of "war rugs" featuring designs of the weapons of the day, but no one had spoken to the weavers themselves — until now.
Who's to blame? Two militant groups have taken credit. Pakistan's army blames a third group. And some point fingers at the army itself, accusing security forces of fostering the very extremist groups now attacking the country.
Kim Barker's book about her time in Afghanistan didn't exactly fly off the shelves. Sure, it sold a respectable 11,000 copies, but it was no best seller. But a new movie based on the book looks like it will be a hit.