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The view from the Kabul roundabout

In times gone past the kings of Kabul would send their envoys to the city's only roundabout to find out what the ordinary people thought. Lyse Doucet has been to the Sar-e Chowk roundabout to test the temperature as they did.

Broadcast on Thursday 12 November 2009

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