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Afghan Envoy: Taliban Leaders Still A Mystery

A negotiated solution to the war in Afghanistan would involve many parties, and Umar Daudzai would be a key figure. President Karzai has made Daudzai his ambassador and special envoy to Pakistan.
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A Beautiful View, But Still A Battle Zone

For U.S. troops in eastern Afghanistan, the mountain view from Observation Post Mustang comes with a cost. The area is used by insurgent fighters as an infiltration and smuggling route from Pakistan. The post provides a position to keep watch on other U.S. bases in the valley below.
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Russian Ambassador To U.S.: Don't Flee Afghanistan

NPR Morning Edition co-host Renee Montagne, who is reporting from Afghanistan, asks the Russian ambassador what lessons can be learned from the Soviet occupation of the country in the 1980s.

Voices From Afghanistan is an hour-long special marking a decade of U.S. troop engagement in Afghanistan. The program offers snapshots of life in Afghanistan today and looks forward to the future.

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In Afghanistan, Reviewing A Decade Of Promises

In April 2002, U.S. President George W. Bush spelled out America's pledges to help rebuild a post-Taliban Afghanistan. Some areas, such as infrastructure and medical care, have seen noticeable progress. But in others, such as security, the economy and government, progress has been uneven, at best.
NPR

In Afghanistan, Reviewing A Decade Of Promises

In April 2002, U.S. President George W. Bush spelled out America's pledges to help rebuild a post-Taliban Afghanistan. Some areas, such as infrastructure and medical care, have seen noticeable progress. But in others, such as security, the economy and government, progress has been uneven, at best.

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