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Can a democratic transfer power be successful in Afghanistan's presidential election? - March 18, 2014

A Taliban insurgency, voter fraud, political corruption all contribute to a real sense of insecurity in Afghanistan. We hear from presidential front-runner Abdullah Abdullah on the kind of Afghanistan he believes is possible.

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