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Afghanistan’s Elections Offer Hope Amid Fear

Expand A demonstrator attends a rally outside the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, Belgium, October 5, 2016. © 2016 Reuters Over the past 17 years, Afghanistan’s international donors have poured nearly US$1 billion into the country’s elections. Given the legacy of violence and lost opportunities, it’s time these donors pushed Afghan authorities to make sure these elections have a better chance of delivering on the promise of democratic rule for the Afghan people. On October 20, Afghans will go to the polls for parliamentary elections that were meant to be held in 2015. Rising insecurity…

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