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Coll Discusses His 'New Yorker' Piece

Robert Siegel speaks with New Yorker contributor and president of New America Foundation Steve Coll about his new article on Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar. The article is titled "Looking for Mullah Omar."
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Gains In Afghan Health: Too Good To Be True?

A U.S.-sponsored mortality survey released last year found huge improvements in health across Afghanistan. But the improvements are so dramatic that experts, including several involved in the survey, question the findings.
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In Afghanistan, Some Former Taliban Become Police

NATO says it has greatly reduced the Taliban presence in the northern part of the country. But some Afghan officials aren't thrilled with the U.S. tactics, which include the creation of ad hoc militias. Some of the militia members used to be Taliban fighters.

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