No Soap Operas in Afghanistan! : The Bryant Park Project Afghan TV exec: Ban on soap operas a sign of "re-Talibanization".
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Saad Mohseni on the state of Afghan society

On the show today, we told you we'd post an interview with the head of an Afghan national TV network that has refused to abide by a new government ban against airing Indian soap operas.

Saad Mohseni, the head of Tolo TV, says international allies have sat by as religious fundamentalism again takes hold. "They have allowed the re-Talibanization of Afghanistan to happen right under their noses," he says.