Afghans Face Rocky Path to Democracy

Afghanistan this month adopted a constitution designed to foster the country's embryonic democracy. But tribal splits persist, and concessions made to religious conservatives worry more progressive Afghans. International observers say Afghanistan may miss a goal of holding elections this summer. Hear NPR's Guy Raz.

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