Afghan Presidential Candidate - Abdullah Abdullah

Afghanistan's presidential election was supposed to mark the country's progress, instead it threatens to inflict new wounds. The long drawn out process appeared to deliver a second round victory to Ashraf Ghani; but his rival Abdullah Abdullah alleged massive fraud and the vote count is under review. The Americans are urging the two rivals to share power. Is Abdullah Abdullah currently acting in Afghanistan’s interest, or his own?

Picture: Abdullah Abdullah, Credit: BBC

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24 minutes

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Wed 20 Aug 2014 19:05 GMT