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Afghanistan Loses Unifying Voice With Vice President’s Death

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 11 March 2014 In an obituary for deceased vice president Qasim Fahim, AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted as saying: "There will be a hole in the political process around the election because Fahim's place [as leader of the ethnic Tajik minority] is empty, and now the question is who will fill […]

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Afghan Taliban warn voters to stay away from polls, vow to forcefully disrupt elections

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AP/The Republic, 10 March 2014 In this report covering the upcoming Afghan elections, Taleban threats of violence and the impact of the death of vice president Fahim, AAN's Kate Clark is quoted.

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Afghan vice president Mohammad Qasim Fahim dies, aged 57

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The Independent/Reuters, 9 March 2014 In a report about the demise of Afghanistan’s vice president, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, aged 57, AAN's Kate Clark is quoted:.  Fahim spoke little to the media, said Kate Clark of the Kabul-based think tank Afghanistan Analysts Network, but wielded great influence in closed door meetings. "Karzai, Fahim and the Americans have […]

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Mohammad Qasim Fahim, Afghanistan’s first vice president, dies at 57

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Washington Post, 9 March 2014 The US daily publishes an obituary about the "polarizing leader whose political and military career spanned the Soviet War and the American invasion…, [whose] battlefield experience inspired respect in many, [while] to others he symbolized a new generation of Afghan warlords who profited immensely from his proximity to power and foreign […]

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