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Afghan Runoff

Afghan Panel Rejects U.N.'s Election Runoff Advice

Guardian | Jon Boone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The chances of another disastrous round of voting in Afghanistan's presidential race increased dramatically today after the country's election authori...

Nick Horne, Resigning UN Officer: We Must Force Political Change In Afghanistan, Or Fail

Times Online | Nick Horne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two days ago, I left the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan because, as I stated in my resignation letter, "I have believed for some time that the m...

It's a Runoff, Now What? Parsing the Impacts of the Presidential Rematch in Afghanistan

Vikrum Aiyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vikrum Aiyer

A coalition government in Afghanstan, while supposedly offering the best of both worlds, tacitly condones an illegitimate election and would require America to broker power among competing personalities.

Abdullah Abdullah Considers Runoff Boycott If Demands Not Met

washingtonpost.com | Joshua Partlow and Pamela Constable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- The challenger to President Hamid Karzai is considering boycotting the upcoming runoff if his demands are not met to remove the leaders of Af...

Afghan Runoff: Will It Make A Difference?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Afghanistan hastily prepares for a runoff election on November 7, amidst an increase in Taliban attacks, questions persist over what impact the lon...

Afghan Runoff: Corrupt Officials Fires, Ballots Delivered As Nation Rushes To Prepare

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Election authorities began delivering ballots with U.N. assistance across Afghanistan on Thursday, as hurried preparations for the Nov. ...