The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

Basketball Diaries, Afghanistan

n+1 Magazine

For once, a different tale from Afghanistan. A Russian-American biophysicist becomes the coach of a chaotic Afghan basketball team in Jalalabad.

From Weekly Filet #97, in August 2014. More on: #

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