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Afghanistan's early returns point to a tie, possible runoff

Publié par carmion le 26/08/2009

Laura King

"Reporting from Kabul, Afghanistan - What was billed as a pivotal summer for the Western war effort in Afghanistan has become a season of drift and disappointment. "The country's second direct presidential election -- a vote that was intended to be unifying, even uplifting -- has taken an uncertain and ugly turn. "The first partial results, released Tuesday, were inconclusive but pointed toward the possibility of a divisive runoff between President Hamid Karzai and his chief rival, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah. Meanwhile, fraud allegations have become more vehement and angry."

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"Afghanistan's early returns point to a tie, possible runoff", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2009. Consulté le 24/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/afghanistan-s-early-returns-point-to-a-tie-possible-runoff