Tnrtv: Afghan Ambassador On His Country's Big Challenges

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THE PLANK JULY 2, 2009

Tnrtv: Afghan Ambassador On His Country's Big Challenges

In the second part of a TNRtv series on Afghanistan, Ambassador to the United States Said Tayeb Jawad addresses some of his country's most pressing challenges: a thriving poppy trade, the need for a greater Afghan lobbying presence in Washington, and the controversial law signed by President Karzai earlier this year that legalizes marital rape.

 

--Ben Eisler

If you missed part one, catch up here. Also check out the latest on TNRtv:

Molavi: Even More Adventurism From a Weaker Tehran?

Llosa: Why Obama Should Support The Honduran President

Johnson: Geithner's Latest Multi-Billion Dollar Gift to the Banks

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