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Still Hope for Afghanistan Despite Mistakes, Panel Finds

Bled, 10 September - When Western power launched a campaign to bring down the Taliban regime in Afghanistan ten years ago, it rekindled hope a country which had lived with war for 20 years. The hope is almost extinguished, but participants of a panel held Saturday at the Bled Strategic Forum nevertheless remain optimists.

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Sarfraz Khan, director of the Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, addresses a Bled Strategic Forum panel on restoring Afghanistan.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Slovenian Defence Minister Ljubica Jelusic speaks at the Bled Strategic Forum panel "Restoring Afghanistan".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Former EU envoy to Afghanistan Francesc Vedrell speaks at the Bled Strategic Forum panel "Restoring Afghanistan".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Bled, Hotel Golf.
Strateški forum Bled 2011 z naslovom Moč prihodnosti.
Panel C na temo Obnova Afganistana.
Nekdanji posebni odposlanec EU za Afganistan Francesc Vendrell.
Foto: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Afghan women's rights advocate Mahbouba Seraj speaks at the Bled Strategic Forum panel "Restoring Afghanistan".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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Afghan women's rights advocate Mahbouba Seraj speaks at the Bled Strategic Forum panel "Restoring Afghanistan".
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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