Roadside Bombs Make For Deadly July In Afghanistan

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British Official Recommends Talking With Taliban

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Abdul Salam Rocketi was once a commander with the mujahedeen freedom fighters, who distinguished himself with his uncanny ability for firing rocket-propelled grenades. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Candidates' Stories Reflect Afghanistan's Struggle

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U.S. Drug Agents Target Afghan Poppy Pushers

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Ashraf Ghani, pictured in his Kabul home, is among the leading challengers to incumbent President Hamid Karzai. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Ghani Blames Afghan Government For Corruption

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Electoral Ballots Begin Long Journey In Afghanistan

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Candidate Abdullah: Afghans Want Change

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Holbrooke: Democracy At Work In Afghanistan

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai addresses supporters at his first election campaign event in Kabul Friday July 24, 2009. He pledged to ensure that Western troops respect Afghan citizens a day after snubbing a TV debate with his rivals. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Reporting On Afghanistan's Presidential Election

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Karzai Rivals Make Gains Ahead Of Afghan Vote

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British PM Under Fire For Deaths In Afghanistan

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A Mass Grave In Afghanistan Raises Questions

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