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Politics

Hamid Karzai: The Man Who Would Be President

Elizabeth Rubin, contributing writer for The New York Times magazine, spent three days with Afghani president, Hamid Karzai. She joins The Takeaway with a portrait of the man struggling to retain respect and power in the embattled nation.

Conflict & Justice

Afghanistan's contested election

Afghan election returns released on Tuesday pointed to a first-round victory for incumbent president Hamid Karzai. But the results were immediately questioned as a U.N.-backed watchdog agency said it had found �clear and convincing evidence of fraud�.