Hope and Challenge

Shams, Ajmal
April 2014
Southasia;Apr2014, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p28
The article focuses on the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan which marks the beginning of the end of President Hamid Karzai's almost 12-year rule. It mentions programs and agendas of the presidential contenders, political corruption as one of the most serious challenges in Afghanistan, and the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the U.S. It states the three candidates who have emerged as front-runners including doctor Ashraf Ghani, doctor Abdullah Abdullah, doctor Zalmay Rasool.


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