Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Political Landscape

A clarification

Thomas Ruttig < 1 min

Some German-language media have quoted me over the past days as saying

that the turn-out during the Afghan presidential elections was ‘low except in the urban centres’. This seems to indicate that I spoke about all of Afghanistan. In fact, I said that this assessment only referred to South-Eastern Afghanistan, with the four provinces of Paktia, Paktika, Khost and Ghazni.

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Elections Government Democratization

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