Exiled Afghan King NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome, the home of Afghanistan's 87-year-old exiled king Mohammed Zahir Shah. Diplomats have been courting the former king, who's said he's ready to return home to serve as head of state if the Taliban government is ousted.
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NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome, the home of Afghanistan's 87-year-old exiled king Mohammed Zahir Shah. Diplomats have been courting the former king, who's said he's ready to return home to serve as head of state if the Taliban government is ousted.