You can also watch it livestream on Youtube here.
a great piece of journalism that everyone should read.
US Army Flight Medic Brandon Lowther (left) holds the hand of a fatally wounded US army soldier as he is airlifted by the Medevac helicopter of 159th Brigade Task Force Thunder, on August 24, 2011, to Kandahar Hospital Role 3. Two US soldiers were heavily injured by gun shots and brought to the hospital. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Atlantic editor-at-large Steve Clemons has a close call in Kabul
I look pretty ragged in this pic because it was a ragged morning, blogging about the bombings and gunfights in Kabul this morning. The British Council offices in Kabul were attacked by insurgents on a national holiday commemorating Afghanistan’s independence from Great Britain. The bullet in my hand is one of several that came my way as I stupidly stood out on a patio roof blogging.