Tom Freston

Tom Freston
Senior Advisor
The Raine Group

Westerners Can Find Comfort in the Middle East or Protection in Afghanistan

July 30, 2013

Americans are often accused of being homebound and uninterested in the world. Say you’re a Westerner in Afghanistan, trying to do some business, and suddenly you find yourself in a bit of a scrape—allegations of wrongdoing, of criminal activity, maybe even of personal violence. The legal system in Afghanistan is opaque. Where do you go for help? Call 911. 911 is what they Call Kimberly Motley. Kimberly is the only foreign litigator in Afghanistan. She has dedicated her legal practice to defending westerners in Afghanistan for the past few years. She hopes to expand to India and other countries.

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