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Friday, February 28, 2014
Afghan Warlords and the Election
There are eleven presidential candidates in the Afghan elections for president to be held this April. Among the presidential and their vice-presidential candidates are a number of famous warlords from Afghanistan's past. General Dostum is perhaps the best known among the vice-presidential candidates. Read all about them in "Warlords With Dark Pasts Battle in Afghan Election", The New York Times, February 26, 2014.