Christina Lamb is a bestselling author and leading foreign correspondent. She has been awarded Foreign Correspondent of the Year five times, as well as the Prix Bayeux and an OBE by the Queen in 2013. She has written seven books including I Am Malala with Malala Yousafzai, named Nonfiction Book of the Year in the British Book Awards.
Three decades ago, Christina crossed into Afghanistan and fell unequivocally in love with this fierce country of pomegranates and war. In this #afterword from the UWRF15, Christina reflects on her relationship with Afghanistan and why the West can’t end wars anymore.