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Global Politics

New Taliban code of conduct

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the BBC's David Loyn about what Taliban leaders are promoting as a new code of conduct for militants. This new code echoes recent U-S efforts to win the hearts and minds of Afghan civilians.

Conflict & Justice

Dancing boys of Afghanistan

An ancient tradition banned by the Taliban is now experiencing a comeback in Afghanistan. It's the practice of bacha bazi or boy for play'. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ghaith Abdul Ahad, who wrote about �bacha bazi' for The Guardian newspaper.

Global Politics

Abdullah interview

Afghans went to the polls in August. The poll has been beset by serious fraud allegations and the UN-backed election complaints commission ordered a partial recount. Marco Werman talks with Dr. Abdullah about democracy in Afghanistan.