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War Lordistan?36:17
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photoDespite the Bush administration's promise not to forget Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai's government still has little pull outside of Kabul. War lords still rule the provinces, and the U.S. is still hedging its bets by supporting both.

Guests:

Sarah Chayes, former NPR reporter, Kandahar Director, Afghans for Civil Society

Qayum Karzai, Founder and President of Afghans for Civil Society

Ambassador Bill Taylor, State Department Special Representative for Donor Assistance to Afghanistan

Fred Starr, Chairman of the Central Asia Institute, Johns Hopkins University

This program aired on July 1, 2003.

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