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Afghanistan Update: Taliban Rising

May 23, 2017

Providing an update on the situation in Afghanistan, Wilson Asia Program Deputy Director Michael Kugelman describes a “really disturbing state of affairs.” Reacting to a recent attack on a TV station, Kugelman says of the violence that, “the sad thing is it’s almost like a daily occurrence.”  With the Taliban rising to new levels of power, what will it take to turn the corner in war-torn Afghanistan? That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

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