Hugh Sykes in Afghanistan.
"I went to Paghman village near Kabul. The message from there pretty much matches what David Milliband has been saying - that there must be a political strategy there, not just a military one. Though, in Paghman they put it rather more strongly: "British and American troops are wasting their lives here"....
First snow of winter on Paghman mountain.
Mohammed Shafi's bakery.
And here he is inside, with his team and his oven:
13 year old Hijrat, marble champion of Paghman, lining up a shot
Hijrat and his friends.
Retired Mujaheddin fighter Mohammed Rahim, with photographs of his two brothers who were killed by Red Army troops. Mohammed told me he and his men had shot down four Soviet helicopters near the village.
A Paghman lane. Cold clean mountain air.