Very sad and shocking about the maimed woman on the cover and what happened to her, which is of course unjust.
However, before lying that the war in Afghanistan is about "saving" and "protecting" their women, consider this.
Perhaps TIME should put on the cover one of the DAILY morgue bodies of an American infant killed by the "baby mama's boyfriend" or even their own father or mother. We'd have many more examples to grace the cover each DAY than you have of honor killings and maiming in Afghanistan. Don't be total hypocrites, please. It brings you no closer to wisdom and justification.