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Afghanistan

6 August 2002

Christian Science Monitor

KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Zahir says he's weary of war, but artifacts from Afghanistan's violent past still clutter his rickety shop. A carpet woven with a zigzagging pattern of assault rifles hangs from the rafters. Bottles of shampoo and cartons of cigarettes are arrayed on shelves punctuated by Soviet bayonets. Hidden beneath a cushion in a sitting area is a Czech SKS rifle. A battered Kalashnikov leans in a corner. Mr. Zahir, who spent the last five years... (GunPolicy.org)

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