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Afghan economy, emergency services suffer under Taliban rule

Clip: 09/13/2021 | 8m 21s  | Video has closed captioning.

It has been four weeks since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. As the militant group cements control in the absence of U.S. military forces — restricting the rights of women and minorities — the lives of millions more afghans lie in the balance. The specter of famine looms, and global efforts to deliver emergency aid accelerated Monday. Foreign affairs correspondent Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 09/13/21

Rating: NR

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