What Karzai’s second term means for Afghanistan and U.S.
Worldfocus, November 2, 2009
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News that Afghan President Hamid Karzai will serve a second term became official today after his rival withdrew from a runoff scheduled to take place this weekend.
Hassan Abbas, a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society and former Pakistani government official, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss what Karzai’s second term means for the U.S. and the international community.
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