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Afghanistan

Assassination of Afghan President's Cousin Leaves Power Vacuum and a Difficult Legacy

Hashmat Khalil Karzai was killed by a suicide bomber on Tuesday. The demise of a controversial figure poses many questions for Afghanistan.
Ali M Latifi
7.30.14
Afghanistan

Agreement Reached for Unprecedented Audit in Afghanistan Election

Secretary of State John Kerry brokered an agreement whereby the results of the recent Afghan election would be audited.
Ali M Latifi
7.13.14
Afghanistan

US and UN Attempt to End Afghanistan's Dangerous Political Deadlock

US Secretary of State John Kerry touched down in Afghanistan today to try and resolve a crisis that threatens the country's future.
John Beck
7.11.14
Afghanistan

The Next Afghan President May Be Decided By the Current Afghan President

President Hamid Karzai may capitalize on Afghanistan's current election controversy to ensure he wields power long after he leaves office.
Ali M Latifi
7.7.14
middle east

Provocative Social Media Overheats in Afghan Elections

Some Afghans have distanced themselves from hostile social media that they fear may incite violence, but others see it as a force for good.
Ali M Latifi
7.2.14
middle east

Aggrieved Afghan Presidential Candidate Gets In on Election Fraud Protests

Abdullah Abdullah took part in a rally on Friday as thousands of Afghans gathered in the streets of several neighborhoods across Kabul.
Ali M Latifi
6.27.14
politics

Afghan Electoral Official Resigns Amid Charges of Voting Fraud

Afghanistan's chief electoral officer has denied that his voice was on recordings that allegedly captured him conspiring to stuff ballots.
Ali M Latifi
6.23.14
Afghanistan

Afghan Presidential Candidate Presents Evidence of Opponent's Alleged Vote Rigging

The Pashto-language audio recordings were presented a day after hundreds of protesters took to the streets of several Kabul neighborhoods.
Ali M Latifi
6.22.14
politics

Afghan Presidential Candidate Calls to Stop 'Untrustworthy' Vote Count

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, a candidate in Saturday’s runoff vote in Afghanistan, today called for counting to be halted amid fraud allegations.
Ali M Latifi
6.18.14
Afghanistan

Afghans Head to the Polls to Elect Their New Leader

Round two election day has already seen more attacks than April. Prior to polls opening, the capital was rocked by four attacks.
Ali M Latifi
6.14.14
politics

Afghanistan’s Presidential Candidates Fight for Young Voters Ahead of Runoff

Many young Afghans dubiously regard an election lacking in new faces, but the candidates believe that the youth vote could win the election.
Ali M Latifi
6.10.14
Afghanistan

Why Afghanistan's Political Fervor Is Cooling for Historic Election Runoff

The first round of Afghanistan's presidential election in April got a massive turnout, but there's more skepticism ahead of the June runoff.
Ali M Latifi
6.5.14
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