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The former monarch of Afghanistan, Mohammad Zaher Shah, received a pledge of support from a delegation of U.S. congressmen today. The hope is that the 86-year-old ex-king and other anti-Taliban groups can form a transitional government until an elected leadership can replace the Taliban. Host Lynn Neary talks with NPR's Sylvia Poggoli in Rome.