Global News Portfolio: Hell in a Beautiful Place: War in Afghanistan

Graffiti depicting a fighting tank decorates the war-ravaged halls of the once grand Darulaman Palace. Once home to King Amannullah in the 1920’s the palace was destroyed during the civil war after 1992. The palace sits as a reminder of Kabul’s brutal past. Darulaman Palace is on the outskirts of Kabul, and once housed the king's defense ministry and justice ministry.
War in Afghanistan , April 18, 2010- Kabul, Afghanistan

Graffiti depicting a fighting tank decorates the war-ravaged halls of the once grand Darulaman Palace. Once home to King Amannullah in the 1920’s the palace was destroyed during the civil war after 1992. The palace sits as a reminder of Kabul’s brutal past. Darulaman Palace is on the outskirts of Kabul, and once housed the king's defense ministry and justice ministry.