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Afghanistan: At risk of a two-headed government?
As both contenders for the presidency see the end of the electoral debacle approaching, they've drawn new battle lines.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 07:34 GMT
How to save Afghanistan's democratic moment
Political egos and manipulative tactics must be put aside and both camps should aim for a collaborative outcome.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 08:25 GMT
The Afghan ballot test
If Afghans fail to avoid political polarisation and ethnic chauvinism, it will imperil the post-2014 transition process.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2014 11:59 GMT
A risky Afghan endgame
Did Obama rain on the Afghan parade or are there back-channel imperatives that trumped all other considerations?
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 06:31 GMT
What does a US drawdown mean for Afghanistan?
After 13 years of war, Obama says it is not his responsibility to make Afghanistan a perfect place.
Last updated: 28 May 2014 19:30 GMT
Afghanistan: The stakes are high
Second round or not, there are only a few days left to reach a credible electoral outcome acceptable to most Afghans.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 08:08 GMT
Afghan elections: Great start with risks ahead
Some prefer a run-off to seek a clearer mandate, others see a prolonged race as polarising and destabilising.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2014 08:17 GMT
Holding democracy hostage in Afghanistan?
We discuss the reasons and repercussions of the latest Taliban attacks in the run-up to presidential elections.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 20:11 GMT
Afghanistan elections: Domestic and external spoilers
The challenge facing Afghan leaders will be to allow for the constitutional process to run its course, without meddling.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 09:13 GMT
The road ahead for Afghanistan
Most Afghans know they need US and NATO assistance until Afghan forces are ready to hold off the Taliban on their own.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 09:22 GMT
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