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With the withdrawal of foreign troops on the horizon, Afghan warlords are working to consolidate their military power. This strains a weakened central government in an already fractured nation. We look at the fight for Afghanistan’s sovereignty with Susan Chayes, a senior associate for the Carnegie
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Afghans navigate between occupation and chaos
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We’ll assess Afghanistan’s future with Susan Chayes, a senior associate for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.