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Young Academic Pits Himself Against Warlords in Afghanistan Poll

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Bloomberg, 16 July 2019

This article about one candidate for the 2019 presidential election briefly mentions AAN’s research about the field of contenders:

His chief rivals include Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who’ve uneasily shared power since the last disputed election five years ago. Also in the running is Haneef Atmar, a former national security adviser. All have support from powerful factions among the two main Pashtun and Tajik ethnic groups and are seen as the leading candidates ahead of the poll, according to the Afghanistan Analysts Network, a Kabul-based think tank.