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Abdullah 'may quit Afghan poll

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posted on Oct, 31 2009 @ 02:56 AM
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Abdullah 'may quit Afghan poll


news.bbc.co.uk

Abdullah Abdullah, President Hamid Karzai's rival in the second round of Afghanistan's presidential election, is reportedly close to quitting
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posted on Oct, 31 2009 @ 02:56 AM
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Mr Abdullah called for the resignation of key election officials, cabinet ministers and provincial governors as a way to mitigate fraud and corruption.

"The fact is that the infrastructure of this fraud is still there. Almost 1.5 million votes were rigged. Nothing has changed," he told the BBC.

They are not happy in Pakistan!

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posted on Oct, 31 2009 @ 03:02 AM
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IMO this is very convenient for Obama. Afghanistan's fraudulent election result that gave it to Karzhai was cited as problematic, even by the administration as to why we should still give a damn about protecting Kabul's hopeless and corrupt government. If Abdullah throws in the towel, Obama has one less excuse to keep the war machine turning.



posted on Oct, 31 2009 @ 03:18 AM
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Sorry, I meant that Obama will have one less excuse to NOT keep it going. Bump so the edit won't be missed.



posted on Oct, 31 2009 @ 12:00 PM
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Was anyone aware that we have our own problem with vote fraud? OUR OWN elections have votes reversed for the other guy in 3 out of 3 of the last presidential elections.



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