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09/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Afghan Elections Intended To Pacify The West: Commentary

The haste with which U.N. Special Representative Kai Eide held a press conference to say that Aug. 20 was "a good day for Afghanistan" merely served to underscore the central, if unappetizing, truth about the Afghan poll: It was never meant for the Afghans.

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