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[Ghazni:] When the Taliban Are at the Gates, a City Has One Choice: Pay Up

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New York Times, 7 May 2018

Reportage about a trip to Ghazni, “an Afghan city on the brink of falling to the Taliban” by the Times’ correspondent Jawad Sukhanyar, where “the Taliban infiltrate at will, shoot officials in broad daylight, and run a vast tax-collection system up to the gates of the governor’s compound.”