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U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway

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U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway

U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway

U.S. to Help Build Afghan Highway

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Afghanistan's roads are in such bad shape that the United States, Japan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to pay for repairs. One major construction project is to build a new 745 mile highway linking three of Afghanistan's largest cities. The project will cost $250 million. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.