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The Karzai Method of Vote-Counting?

Ahmad Majidyar, who compiled a masterful summary of the news in Afghanistan about their elections, points out one additional story: Jamil Karzai, a close relative of Pres. Hamid Karzai and a candidate for the Afghan parliamentary elections, forced his way into a Kabul vote-counting center and interrupted the process, observers say.

Family matters in Afghanistan. If Karzai wanted to dissuade such antics, he could.

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.

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