2/3/2004: Farah, Farah Province
An argument over a pitcher of Kool-Aid results in spilled Kool-Aid.
12/4/2007: Dishu, Helmand Province
A hitherto friendly Skee-ball competition between Afghanis and coalition troops is marred by mutual accusations of cheating.
1/3/2005: Qal`eh-ye Now, Badghis Province
A man tortured by coalition forces claims not to have read a single Harry Potter book.
11/13/2005: Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province
A cross-cultural open-mic night is completely ruined by one Afghani who won't stop reading Trent Reznor lyrics.
10/12/2004: Chaghcharan, Ghor Province
In a rare act of confusion and miscommunication, an innocent civilian walks into a clearly marked "combat zone" and is very nearly injured accidentally by soldiers.
10/7/2004: Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan Province
An Afghani man is disqualified from a Taliban/Coalition dodgeball game after throwing three balls at opposing players' heads.
8/13/2006: Sheberghan, Jowzjan Province
In a focus group, a civilian expresses "dissatisfaction" with the coalition troops that killed his wife and children.
12/30/2008: Kowt-e `Ashrow, Maidan Wardak Province
Local disaffection is high because the ice cream man hardly ever has any Choco-Falafels in stock.
12/23/2006: Kabul, Kabul Province
A group of Afghanis is displaying the American flag incorrectly according to the United States Flag Code; a group of coalition troops informs them of their mistake; the Afghanis express their appreciation.
11/14/2008: Mahmud Raqi, Kapisa Province
There isn't a single Taco Bell open at 9PM, not even a drive-through.
4/11/2008: Fayzabad, Badakhshan Province
Popular support for the occupying American forces gets dangerously high; the shower of friendly hugs incapacitates a group of five American soldiers.