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With U.S. Withdrawing Troops, Afghan Government Struggles To Maintain Control

As the U.S. withdraws all but 2,500 troops from Afghanistan soon, it is leaving behind a country plagued by a surge in violent attacks, with the Taliban on the outskirts of the capital, Kabul.

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Diaa Hadid chiefly covers Pakistan and Afghanistan for NPR News. She is based in NPR's bureau in Islamabad. There, Hadid and her team were awarded a Murrow in 2019 for hard news for their story on why abortion rates in Pakistan are among the highest in the world.

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