Afghanistan, through Nickelsberg's lense

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Renowned photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg conveys the stark consequences of war, poverty and oppression in Afghanistan. (Robert Nickelsberg)

Renowned photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg conveys the stark consequences of war, poverty and oppression in Afghanistan. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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April 1989: A young burn victim is treated at Kabul's Jamhuriyat Hospital. (Robert Nickelsberg)

April 1989: A young burn victim is treated at Kabul's Jamhuriyat Hospital. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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March 1993: Armed guards prevent women from gaining access to United nations supplies of flour in Kabul during a food shortage. (Robert Nickelsberg)

March 1993: Armed guards prevent women from gaining access to United nations supplies of flour in Kabul during a food shortage. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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Burhaniddin Rabbani, president of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. He was assassinated in September 2011, while leading a national delegation in negotiations with the Taliban. (Robert Nickelsberg)

Burhaniddin Rabbani, president of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. He was assassinated in September 2011, while leading a national delegation in negotiations with the Taliban. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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May 1997: A Taliban soldier walks away from where his comrade was shot down in Mazar-i-Sharif. (Robert Nickelsberg)

May 1997: A Taliban soldier walks away from where his comrade was shot down in Mazar-i-Sharif. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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February 2001: Afghan men wash the body of a one-year-old-boy before burial. He died from exposure and influenza after sleeping outdoors. (Robert Nickelsberg)

February 2001: Afghan men wash the body of a one-year-old-boy before burial. He died from exposure and influenza after sleeping outdoors. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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September 2009: US soldiers question a family about Taliban presence in the Shuryak Valley in Kunar province. (Robert Nickelsberg)

September 2009: US soldiers question a family about Taliban presence in the Shuryak Valley in Kunar province. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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May 2013: A US army officer from the 3rd Infantry Division examines why a weapon misfired. American and Nato soldiers serve as advisors as Afghan troops take primary responsibility in military operation. (Robert Nickelsberg)

May 2013: A US army officer from the 3rd Infantry Division examines why a weapon misfired. American and Nato soldiers serve as advisors as Afghan troops take primary responsibility in military operation. (Robert Nickelsberg)

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