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Abdul Rahman, the Afghan Christian, made it out of Afghanistan alive by the skin of his teeth this week. The Afghan Muslim convert to Christianity was temporarily released as insane and flown secretly to Italy, while many Afghans clamored for his execution for leaving Islam.

The whole world was watching — American soldiers risking their necks for Afghanistan and American citizens asking what we've fought for here.

Part of that wondering crowd is also Afghan-American memoirist Masuda Sultan, straddling two cultures — her arranged marriage in New York, US-killed cousins in Khandahar, and now this.

Afghan-American Masuda Sultan talks about life between two cultures.


Kim Baker, Foreign Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune

Masuda Sultan, author of "My War at Home."

This program aired on March 30, 2006.

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