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Week in Review: Afghan election and Italian court ruling

Week in Review

Week in Review: Afghan election and Italian court ruling

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and James Rubin of Columbia University discuss Hamid Karzai's second term and the worsening security situation in Afghanistan. They also examine the fallout from a landmark case in Italy involving the alleged CIA abduction and "rendition" of a Muslim cleric.

Posted: November 6, 2009 15:10   Comments: 5
Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

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Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al Kassim interviews Malalai Joya -- the first Afghan woman to be elected to parliament. She has openly challenged the Afghan government, U.S. and NATO military presence, warlords and the Taliban.

Posted: November 6, 2009 14:54   Comments: 16
Battling corruption is vital to U.S. mission in Afghanistan

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Battling corruption is vital to U.S. mission in Afghanistan

Karin von Hippel, a senior fellow for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., speaks with Daljit Dhaliwal about the future of Afghanistan and President Hamid Karzai's reelection. Von Hippel says combating corruption is vital to maintaining the support of the Afghan people.

Posted: November 3, 2009 12:42   Comments: 0
What Karzai’s second term means for Afghanistan and U.S.

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What Karzai’s second term means for Afghanistan and U.S.

Hassan Abbas of the Asia Society joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss what Hamid Karzai's second term means for the U.S. and the international community. Jonah Hull of Al Jazeera English reports from Kabul on delays, violence and voter fraud.

Posted: November 2, 2009 18:32   Comments: 0
Propping up the embroiled Afghan president

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Propping up the embroiled Afghan president

U.S. President Barack Obama continues to grapple with the complex situation in Afghanistan. With allegations of election fraud surrounding Afghan president Hamid Karzai and new allegations against his brother, should the U.S. cut ties with the controversial president?

Posted: October 28, 2009 10:06   Comments: 29
Afghans ambivalent about prospects of Nov. 7 runoff election

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Afghans ambivalent about prospects of Nov. 7 runoff election

Jamie Metzl of the Asia Society discusses the widespread fraud and low voter turnout during the first round of elections, and whether Afghans believe the second round on November 7 will repeat past results.

Posted: October 20, 2009 13:51   Comments: 0
Week in Review: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Russia

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Week in Review: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Russia

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss corruption in Afghanistan, strategic opportunities in Pakistan, Iran's relationship with Russia and China and the threat of nuclear weapons.

Posted: October 16, 2009 16:25   Comments: 0
Karzai defends integrity of Afghan election

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Karzai defends integrity of Afghan election

Afghan President Hamid Karzai continues to defend the country's election against accusations of fraud. Should the U.S. demand a recount or accept the results? Tell us what you think.

Posted: September 17, 2009 07:49   Comments: 13
Fraud, threats and lack of women mark Afghan elections

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Fraud, threats and lack of women mark Afghan elections

Karin von Hippel of the Center for Strategic and International Studies recently returned from monitoring the elections in Afghanistan. She discusses how the security situation affected election turnout.

Posted: August 31, 2009 16:47   Comments: 40
Taliban abducted Afghans who dared to vote

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Taliban abducted Afghans who dared to vote

Afghanistan's presidential election continues to generate widespread allegations of fraud and intimidation as the votes are counted. James Bays of Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English takes a look at what some Afghans faced.

Posted: August 24, 2009 11:19   Comments: 1

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