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Afghan election back in spotlight after Trump’s Taliban tweets


AFP/Daily Mail, 13 September 2019

AAN’s Thomas Ruttig is quoted on the forthcoming Afghan presidential election and possible Taleban violence:

The question is whether the elections can be seen as fair and representative, say experts from the Afghanistan Analysts Network.

AAN analyst Thomas Ruttig told AFP that with the election so near it was “difficult to speculate… there is very little time left for campaigning”.

The Taliban, he said, “have enough power to disrupt the vote”.

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