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Afghan Olympian Robina Jalali’s Political Hopes

Though never a successful Olympian – she placed in the bottom in Athens and Beijing – 25 year old Robina Jalali’s parliamentary bid in Afghanistan presents an interesting case. On the one hand, her reputation as an Afghan female Olympian amid the Conservativism that has swept post Cold War Afghanistan shows courage amid a sea […]