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Afghanistan straddles stability and chaos

After Taliban's fall, a work in progress

An Afghan boy flew a kite near a construction site for a market in Kabul last year. Reconstruction has progressed more slowly than expected.
By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / October 7, 2005

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KABUL -- This is Afghanistan today: Luxury Hummers among horse carts. Great hospitality amid the ruins of civil war. And dust. Everything is the color of dust -- the people, the houses, even the trees. (Full article: 1288 words)

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