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7 Questions for Louie Palu

May 24, 2010

We talk to the documentary photographer and VQR contributor about his coverage of the intense warfare in parts of Afghanistan.

The Defeated

In battles of no renown My fellows and I fell down,
And over the dead men roar The battles they lost before.
The thunderstruck flagstaffs fall,

10th Mountain Division and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers on a joint patrol in the Jalrez Valley, Wardak Province.

The Soft Knock

October 9, 2009

Without warning, a hobbled old Afghan man comes around the corner, surprising the soldier guarding the door. The soldier yells, “Stop!” The old man inches forward on his cane.

Three Cups of Tea

July 20, 2009

Greg Mortenson has touched the lives of countless children on the Pakistani-Afghan border.

D-Day 65 Years On

June 6, 2009

This weekend I will be taking a journey into the heart of America and Americana with my grandfather to attend a D-Day commemoration at the Eisenhower Presidential Library.