Afghan Stability in Doubt Fighting among rival warlords and a rise in attacks from Taliban loyalists threaten the stability of Afghanistan's newly formed central government. The resurgent drug trade helps fuel the violence. A U.N. report warns of a "palpable risk Afghanistan will again turn into a failed state." Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.
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Instability Threatens Afghanistan's Future

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Instability Threatens Afghanistan's Future

Instability Threatens Afghanistan's Future

Instability Threatens Afghanistan's Future

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Fighting among rival warlords and a rise in attacks from Taliban loyalists threaten the stability of Afghanistan's newly formed central government. The resurgent drug trade helps fuel the violence. A U.N. report warns of a "palpable risk Afghanistan will again turn into a failed state." Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.