Election Chaos in Afghanistan Karzai's Fraudulent Victory Will Plague Obama

With the withdrawal of his sole challenger, Hamid Karzai has now won a second term as president of Afghanistan. But for the West, working together with the Afghan government will only get harder. US President Barack Obama will have to explain why he wants to support an undemocratically elected leader by sending more troops. The debate in Germany is also likely to heat up.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai: A symbol for all the malaise that plagues his country

Afghan President Hamid Karzai: A symbol for all the malaise that plagues his country

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