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Afghan Election Violence

Success of Afghan Election Hinges on Credibility Among Afghans

Sam Schneider | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Sam Schneider

The candidates must accept the final results of the runoff, and remain open to working together in the next government. If the loser feeds a frenzy of public opposition, it could lay the groundwork for something like the civil war that tore the country apart and opened the door to Taliban rule in the 1990s.

Afghan Election: Turnout Low In Militant South Due To Taliban Threats

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Millions of Afghans defied threats Thursday to cast ballots in the country's second national elections since Taliban rule, but turnout a...

Afghan Election Eve: Insurgents Kill At Least 6 Poll Workers

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Afghans voted under the shadow of Taliban threats of violence Thursday to choose their next president for a nation plagued by armed insu...