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Afghanistan Faces Crucial Year of Elections, Security Transitioni
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December 10, 2013 5:31 AM
After more than a decade of war, Afghans have another tough year ahead. In 2014 they face the complete withdrawal of international combat forces, a tapering off of aid money, a weak economy, a continuing insurgency, and elections for a new president. VOA's Sharon Behn reports.

Afghanistan Faces Crucial Year of Elections, Security Transition

Published December 10, 2013

After more than a decade of war, Afghans have another tough year ahead. In 2014 they face the complete withdrawal of international combat forces, a tapering off of aid money, a weak economy, a continuing insurgency, and elections for a new president. VOA's Sharon Behn reports.


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