California Afghans Want Voice in New Government

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Tomorrow, in the San Francisco Bay Area, expatriate Afghans will meet to discuss their role in their homeland after the Taliban. These professionals, bureaucrats and businessmen, who fled during the Soviet occupation of the 1980's, never returned to lived under under the harsh rule of the fundamentalist Taliban. Now they want to help their country rebuild. But will their good intentions be sufficient to make them give up their new comforts and freedoms to return to a devastated homeland? We hear about the goals and concerns of Afghan expatriates who want to take part in rebuilding their country.
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