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U.S. Focus in Afghanistan Moves to Peacekeeping

U.S. military forces in Afghanistan shift efforts from combat to peacekeeping and reconstruction. The shift in policy is being tested in the eastern city of Gardez. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.