Journalist | Born in Kabul. Raised in Little Kabul. Declared independence in DC. back in Kabul. Views are my own [but if you like 'em, بفرمایید].

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Born in Kabul. Raised in Little Kabul. Mastered International Media in DC. Moved to Doha to cover Afghanistan for Al Jazeera English. Returned to the new Kabul to cover Afghanistan for AJE, VICE News and the Christian Science Monitor. Currently Afghanistan-based journalist for The Los Angeles Times.

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Atta Noor may have watched deaths of Gaddafi + Saddam on TV, but what he may not have paid as much attention to is the current state of life for ppl of Iraq, and esp, Libya. Leaders shouldn't make light of (or wish upon their own ppl) situations they clearly don't understand 
“They should know that if they fail to do so, they will meet the fate of Gaddafi or Saddam,” when an ousted governor (Atta) threatens the president he works for with violent death (and by extension, the people the indignities that befell Libya and Iraq)
Remember when Democrats + Liberals were SO excited for Doug Jones' victory. So, about that … 
@FarzadLameh 'Cause who needs Ahmad Shah Baba when you have Atta and Dostum around …
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Online Producer at Al Jazeera English

Have you ever used a typewriter?

When I was little I used to write stories on my father's typewriter in the garage.

How is social media changing news?

It can add a lot of on the ground nuance. It can also make you really lazy, and at times really incorrect.


South Asian Journalism Awards

2012 - Outstanding arts, culture, or travel story about South Asia, or worldwide South Asians diaspora