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Afghanistan After Karzai: A Washington-Kabul Town Hall

Afghanistan is at a crossroads, with a presidential election April 5 and international troops leaving by year's end. WAMU 88.5 and America Abroad Media connect studio audiences in Washington and Kabul for a town hall discussion about what comes next after a decade of war and rebuilding.

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