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NPR correspondent Ivan Watson interviews a shopkeeper who manages a stall at the top of the Salang Pass in Afghanistan. NPR correspondent Ivan Watson interviews a shopkeeper who manages a stall at the top of the Salang Pass in Afghanistan. (ASH SWEETING/NPR)
By Clea Simon
Globe Correspondent / June 7, 2007

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The peripatetic NPR foreign correspondent Ivan Watson doesn't return to the United States often. Currently based in Istanbul, he has covered Russia and West Africa and reported extensively on Afghanistan and Iraq. In New England recently to visit family in Boston and Connecticut, he took time to chat about the world's hot zones, and why he will soon be flying ... (Full article: 789 words)

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