With the results coming in from today's Afghanistan's election, we look at how it's playing out in the region and beyond: from Kandahar is Sarah Chayes, who originally went to the country as a journalist eight years ago, but is now special advisor to the U.S. commander in Afghanistan; Fariba Nawa, an Afghan-American journalist who is writing a book about the drug trade in Afghanistan; and Charlie Sennott, executive editor of GlobalPost, who has covered the Taliban since the mid-90's.

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