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The Defiant Warlord of Gardez

In what could be a crucial test of its authority, Afghanistan's new government is signaling it is prepared to use military force to control the power of one of the war-torn nation's strongest warlords, Padsha Khan Zadran. See NPR reporter Eric Westervelt's photos of the warlord and some of his troops and weapons.

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