This week on War News Radio: The Afghan rug industry today

Weavers in the Adraskan District of western Afghanistan.

In the first part of this analysis of the Afghan rug industry we examined the historical background behind the production of carpets in Afghanistan, and the factors that led to the weaving of war rugs. Part two focuses on how the industry is developing today and what the future may hold, but to understand the current state of the Afghan rug industry we have to look to the past. Jared Nolan has the story.

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