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Kabul Traffic Cop Pays Price for Playing it Straight

A traffic policeman in Kabul has been described by The Washington Post newspaper as the most honest man in Afghanistan for steadfastly resisting corruption.  And being “straight” has a price - he has been locked into the same position in a dusty, exhaust filled traffic circle for more than two decades.  Yet, he perseveres. It’s another day…in another week…in another year at the Sherpur traffic circle in Kabul for Abdul Saboor Khan. Thousands of cars and trucks whiz by every...

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