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U.S. Ambassador, ‘Viceroy of Afghanistan,’ Turns to Iraq

His boots pounded the rocky terrain as he skillfully maneuvered through the mountainous ravine, challenging his security detail and entourage of aides to keep up. Hiking to a U.S.-funded project site in the southern province of Laghman, U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad chattered away in a stream of guttural Pashto, discussing the necessity of creating jobs for Afghans. “If you don’t provide work for these men, they will turn to the gun and fight again,” Khalilzad told the provincial governor. Full Story

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