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Road Links Main Afghan Cities

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Road Links Main Afghan Cities

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Road Links Main Afghan Cities

Road Links Main Afghan Cities

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The newly rebuilt Kabul-Kandahar highway opens in Afghanistan, cutting travel time between the country's two largest cities in half. Afghan and U.S. officials hail the road as a success story in the process of rebuilding the nation. But although the highway is expected to spur economic growth, workers along the road have been kidnapped and killed. NPR's Emily Harris reports.