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Sun April 7, 2013
Revisiting Afghanistan's Reconstruction Teams
Originally published on Sun April 7, 2013 11:08 am
Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks to Kael Weston about the closing of the first Provincial Reconstruction Team in Afghanistan. PRTs are humanitarian missions run by military troops and civilians that built roads and schools. Weston spent seven years as a diplomat for the State Department, and says the teams have a mixed legacy.