November 2, 2009

NATO Must Pressure Karzai

Globe and Mail, Globe and Mail

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Abdullah Abdullah's announced withdrawal from the Afghan presidential run-off election throws the country's fledgling democratic system, whose existence and continuation depends on Western support, into question. If anything, the move should strengthen the resolve of Afghanistan's sponsors to push for the reforms needed to build up the country's security institutions.

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