For Afghanistan Election, After Kerry Deal Comes the Hard Part

Weitz, Richard
July 2014
World Politics Review (Selective Content);7/15/2014, p1
The author asserts that the shuttle diplomacy in Afghanistan in mid-July 2014 of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has paved the way to resolve its election crisis caused by Abdullah Abdullah's refusal to accept that his rival Ashraf Ghani won the second-round ballot. Topics discussed include Kerry's role in helping to establish a potential framework for addressing problems in the Afghan political system and major challenges facing the country in its leadership transition.


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