Profile: Zalmay Khalilzad

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Zalmay Khalilzad is the new U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. A native of the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, Khalilzad has served as President Bush's special envoy to Afghanistan, and has been an architect of the administration's Afghanistan policy. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Khalilzad.



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