Castles in the air: Afghans pay a heavy price for uncertainty

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Source: Reuters - Mon, 19 May 2014 09:24 AM

By Jeremy Laurence and Mirwais Harooni

KABUL, May 19 (Reuters) - A bored security guard, a Kalashnikov rifle over his shoulder, stands guard alone outside an idle construction site for a 10-storey building in downtown Kabul, one of more than a dozen concrete shells with not a single construction worker in sight.

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