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Kabul



Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

Yes, it's actually better than I expected. However, it's definitely not for everyone. Think about how well you manage stress and anxiety before you decide to come here and be prepared for a heavy workload. Frequently delegation visits and political imperatives heighten the challenges presented at the office. - Jun 18, 2014
I wasn't surprised except for the insane bureaucracy. I'd do it once. No way twice. - Jul 12, 2013
Probably not. There are other danger posts that would have been far less miserable. - Mar 30, 2013
Yes, it's been a great experience for me and I've met some wonderful people here. - Dec 27, 2010
All in all, yes. It was not an easy year, but I'm glad I did it, and I met a lot of great people. I would only come back, however, to a job that allowed me to leave the compound frequently. - Aug 2, 2010
No - Jul 10, 2010
Yes. It was a tough tour, but I never worked harder in my life nor felt like I contributed more than at this assignment. It's all about mentally preparing yourself for the assignment, and then there will be no letdowns. - Sep 7, 2009
Yes, because it was a means to an end and I met some wonderful people who will be life long friends. - Mar 19, 2008