Afghanistan (Part One): The mayor of Kabul – trying to find normality amid the ruins of war

Since 9/11, nearly a million foreign troops have cycled through Afghanistan at a cost of $1-trillion and more than 200,000 Afghan and Nato lives. With faltering talks under way in Doha between the Taliban and the government, and a rise in terrorism in Afghanistan, a report on the prospects for peace and the need for a regional approach in this, the first in a three-part series.