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Afghanistan - Nation Building

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Afghanistan - Nation Building

Afghanistan - Nation Building

Afghanistan - Nation Building

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Robert Siegel talks with Larry P. Goodson, associate professor of political science at Bentley College, Waltham, Mass., about the regional politics in Afghanistan and the difficulties in creating a strong state. (4:30) Goodson is author of Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban, published by University of Washington Press, 2001.