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Friday, January 31, 2014
Afghan Election Poll Funds Canceled by U.S.
The U.S. has cancelled the funding to conduct some pre-election polling prior to the Afghan elections. Relations between the U.S. and Karzai have been deteriorating and now it appears that Karzai (among other things) is accusing the U.S. of trying to influence the Afghan elections through the polls. Read more in "U.S. cancels funds for Afghan polls ahead of election", Reuters, January 30, 2014.