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Karzai Sworn In under Heavy Security

Three years after American-led forces in Afghanistan overthrew the Taliban, newly elected President Hamid Karzai takes the oath of office. In a short speech, Karzai said Afghanistan has left its dark past but the fight against terrorism is not over. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Washington Post reporter John Lancaster.

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Renee Montagne
Renee Montagne, one of the best-known names in public radio, is a special correspondent and host for NPR News.