Afghanistan Elects New Leader Despite Threats of Violence

Afghanistan Elects New Leader Despite Threats of Violence

Despite less than ideal weather and threats of violence, Afghan voters turned out in large numbers on Saturday to elect new provincial leaders and a new president. This historical event was closely guarded in the capital city of Kabul and went relatively well although a few attacks were reported. At a news conference in Kabul, […]

Afghanistan Election: The Crucial Choice of VP by Abdullah (Series)

Afghanistan Election: The Crucial Choice of VP by Abdullah (Series)

The second crucial democratic election since the 2001 fall of the Taliban, in Afghanistan, begins Saturday while candidates like Abdullah Abdullah and his vice presidential choice, Mohammed Mohaqiq await the results. Because of deep ethnic alliances in Afghanistan, front-runners like Abdullah have aligned themselves with running partners of differing ethnicity, showing a readiness to overlook […]

Afghanistan Election: The Crucial Choice of VP by Rassoul (Series)

Afghanistan Election: The Crucial Choice of VP by Rassoul (Series)

This Saturday will be host to the second democratic election in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, leaving front runners like Zalwai Rassoul awaiting to see the impact of their crucial choices of vice presidential candidates. In a nation of ethnic tension, strategic competitors in the presidential race chose running partners of […]