Posts Tagged ‘Abdullah Abdullah’

By Pamela Constable

Washington Post Foreign Service
Friday, July 24, 2009

KABUL, July 24 — Afghanistan’s first-ever televised presidential debate took place as scheduled in prime time Thursday night, but it was marred by the glaring absence of the central figure in the race: incumbent Hamid Karzai. (more…)

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Wednesday 22 July 2009 21.04 BST

In a country where politics is dominated by tribal chiefs, village mullahs and unsavoury warlords, the people of Afghanistan will tomorrow be treated to a unique exercise in modern democracy. (more…)

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