“If I try to sell this the Taliban will kill me.”

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Bagram Airfield – US Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Samuel Morse

Last week I wrote about an Afghan vendor and the Taliban. Here is a bonus quote from  another merchant who sells Chinese-made tactical apparel to American service members and contractors. His shop was being shut down along with five others at Bagram Airfield:

“I spent $10,000 on all of this. What will I do? The commander wants us to go, so we will go. The others will sell their rugs and jewelry in Kabul. If I try to sell this the Taliban will kill me.”

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