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GETTING THE RULES RIGHT. "'When I opened the Internet cafe, my friends thought I was crazy,' said {Kabul internet cafe owner Sabir] Latifa, 33. 'But it's been in business about two months now, and it has already paid for itself.'

'The government and [international aid organizations] won't make Afghans stand on their own feet,' he said. 'Businessmen will do it
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Yes, in those parts of the country with a functioning civil society. (Via Betsy's Page.)

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