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ARA

ISO 4217 code for the first Afghan afghani. It was introduced in 1925 and was initially pegged to silver. In 1949, the peg shifted to the U.S. dollar, which was maintained at various levels (except from 1979 to 1982) until 1992. Different factions within Afghanistan issued their own afghani notes. The first afghani was replaced by the second afghani (code AFN) after the American-led invasion of Afghanistan.

ARA

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Because of this relationship, Pooler argues that the United States should be liable for the Syrians' torture of Arar.
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David Cole, a lawyer for Arar, said: "The courts below ruled that federal officials cannot be sued for sending an innocent man to Syria to be tortured because the case would be too sensitive.
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Arar was suspected, wrongly, of being an extremist.
While traveling through the United States on his Canadian passport in 2002, American authorities detained and accused Arar of being a member of al Qa'ida, and then deported him to Jordan.
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Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen, and Khalid El-Masri, a German citizen, both were detained for months on end and brutalized, Arar at the hands of Syrian proxy torturers, and El-Masri allegedly by the CIA itself in Afghanistan.
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