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FEATURE: Afghan brain drain quickens ahead of West withdrawal


Illegal migration is another option. People smugglers charge US$20,000 for plane tickets and visas.

Observers says the brain drain, coupled with a decline in international aid, could spell catastrophic consequences for a country that is trying to extricate itself from the cycle of 30 years of war.

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