New York Times columnist, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, co-author Half the Sky, http://t.co/1RlrJ9Yu2R
1949 days ago
A window into Yemen. I took this in Sa'ada a few yrs ago: a gun shop selling rpgs, ak-47's; dealer's mouth full of qat.
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Is it me or does he look a little shady....
ok so now I know that word used in Scrabble all the time,very interesting,hey no alcohol but qat??
Reminds me of the gun shops in Darra Pakistan: http://www.flickr.com/photos/raul/3342609/
Instead of qat, those guys passed the time w/ hashish and opium.
I see he's got a "small pocket" knife too...
For clarity, qat, a leafy narcotic, commonly used in muslim populations of some areas of africa in lieu of alcohol. Ibid.http://www1.american.edu/TED/qat.htm
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