I sat cross-legged on the carpeted floor of my host’s kitschy-but-lovingly decorated lounge room, waiting to be served breakfast in front of a blaring television set. It was my third day in Tajikistan, a small, beautiful country high in the mountains of central Asia, hemmed in by deserts on the east and west, and Afghanistan […]

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