Afghan President Hamid Karzai will remain in office for another term after his main challenger, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled out of a scheduled runoff election. We talk with Tony Karon, senior editor at Time, for a look at what this means.
We take a look at the consequences of Abdullah Abdullah pulling out of the just-cancelled run-off elections in Afghanistan, the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis, and October's employment numbers.
After weeks of international pressure, Afghanistan announced that it will now hold a run-off presidential election. We look at the challenges the country will face and what it will mean for incumbent President Hamid Karzai and his rival Abdullah Abdullah.
Afghanistan will hold a deciding round of its problem-hit presidential poll on November 7th, pitting incumbent Hamid Karzai against his rival Abdullah Abdullah. Marco Werman talks with Waheed Omer, a campaign spokesperson for Karzai.
A U.N.-backed election commission has determined that neither of the two leading candidates received a majority of votes. That finding could result in a runoff between Karzai and his leading opponent, Abdullah Abdullah.
Afghans went to the polls in August. The poll has been beset by serious fraud allegations and the UN-backed election complaints commission ordered a partial recount. Marco Werman talks with Dr. Abdullah about democracy in Afghanistan.
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