Former British army officer William Shaw is serving a two-year sentence in Kabul’s infamous Pul-e-Charki jail for bribery. This week, his wife and daughter were allowed to visit him. CNN’s Nic Robertson spoke to Liz Shaw and Lisa Luckyn-Malone in Kabul about their efforts to secure his release. He filed the video report above, and this behind-the-scenes post:
Much has been made in recent media reports about the conflict in Afghanistan surpassing the length of the Vietnam War, becoming the United States’ longest war. Some would dispute that, and few would suggest the two wars are comparable.