|Big Ideas: Ten Years After 9/11 - Pakistan Afghanistan and the Struggle for Democracy||BMW Edge - CODE 1106|
Malalai Joya shot to prominence in 2005 as a female parliamentarian in the National Assembly of Afghanistan. Since then, she's defied death threats from warlords and Islamists to speak out for the rights of women, and against corruption and foreign occupation. In this seminal address, a week before the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, she talks about what militarism and the 'war on terror' has meant for ordinary people in a region wracked by violence.
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