Khalilzad Nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

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Special U.S. envoy to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, is nominated as ambassador to that country. Aid workers in Afghanistan have complained that the reconstruction of the war-ravaged country has been ignored during the Iraq war and occupation — and many are encouraged by Khalilzad's appointment. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.



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