Monday, October 19, 2009

Afghanistan: Systematic, widespread, high level corruption

A new vote count in Afghanistan indicates that a run-off is likely in that country's contested presidential elections.

However, corruption in the country remains widespread and there is no indication that a new election or a new leader will bring an end to violence.

Nadir Atash argues that the biggest challenge for the international community is getting the Afghan people to accept the process and see the government as legitimate.

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