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Afghan artists have enjoyed relative freedom in recent years. But with foreign troops packing up, can it last?
Artists afghanistan 2013

Young Afghan woman singer Noor Jahan Akbar, 17, sings during her first concert at the Foundation for Culture and Civil Society in Kabul on Aug. 9, 2008. Fundamentalists in Afghanistan still frown upon women singing on television but the younger generation seems more open to art and culture. As foreign troops pull out of Afghanistan, the freedom of expression they helped protect may be imperiled.

Massoud Hossaini