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254: Teenage Embed, Part Two
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Part One

Hyder notices changes in Kabul in the year since he visited Afghanistan. Then he heads to Kunar, near the Pakistan border, one of the remote regions where Al Qaeda, the Taliban and local warlords are still fighting the new Afghan government and the U.S. military. Hyder visits a massacre site. He then finds himself pressed into service as a translator between American soldiers, local Afghans, and a former communist who's once again running things. (25 minutes)