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Westerner in Kandahar: What Afghans Want

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Westerner in Kandahar: What Afghans Want

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Westerner in Kandahar: What Afghans Want

Westerner in Kandahar: What Afghans Want

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American businesswoman Sarah Chayes runs a cooperative in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. Recent fighting in the province has disrupted lives, and locals are wary of both the Taliban and government authorities.

Chayes, a former NPR reporter who has lived in Afghanistan for more than six years, talks with co-host Renee Montagne.

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