Preliminary results are coming in from Afghanistan's hotly-contested presidential election. For a look at the early results, The Takeaway talks to Christine Fair of Georgetown's Center for Peace and Security Studies and the BBC's Martin Patience.
With only 10 percent of ballots in, the Afghan election commission says President Hamid Karzai and challenger Abdullah Abdullah each have about 40 percent of the vote, with Karzai holding a slight lead.
Despite threats of violence from the Taliban, Afghans headed to the polls to vote in the country's second-ever presidential election. Brian Katulis, an election monitor with Democracy International, joins The Takeaway from Kabul.
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