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Afghanistan: Fighting a Forgotten War

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Afghanistan: Fighting a Forgotten War

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Afghanistan: Fighting a Forgotten War

Afghanistan: Fighting a Forgotten War

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Commentator Kate Ingold's husband is a National Guard soldier in Afghanistan. "At least he's not in Iraq," people say to her. But her husband has found that Afghanistan is just as dangerous as Iraq. Everyone Ingold talks to thinks her husband is safe — because there is so much attention paid to Iraq and so little to Afghanistan. She's given up correcting them and accepted the fact that her husband is taking part in a forgotten war.

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