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Analysts See Promising Trends From Afghan Election

While uncertainty remains over the outcome of the Afghan election, analysts say the vote is showing some promising trends toward democracy.  Partial results released from the April 5 election point to the likelihood of a runoff contest between candidates Abdullah Abdullah, who received 41.9 percent of the vote, and Ashraf Ghani with 37.6 percent. Both men are former high ranking members of President Hamid Karzai’s government.  A runoff vote would be held after May...

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