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Talking about Afghanistan

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Here‘s the transcript of an interview I did last week with Fatima Gailani, the president of Afghanistan’s Red Crescent Society (their equivalent of the Red Cross). In the interview, Gailani discusses the challenge of reconstruction in a country where childbirth is a gravely risky moment, NGOs have to avoid getting on the wrong side of insurgents, and Canadian Forces’ work, she says, is highly useful — as long as soldiers stick to soldiering.