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Elections in Afghanistan cause for cautious optimism

Elections in Afghanistan cause for cautious optimism

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Fifty-eight. That is roughly the percentage of eligible voters who showed up to the polls across the nation of Afghanistan on April 5. “Despite Taliban threats to attack polling stations nationwide, the same percentage of Afghans turned out to vote  as did Americans in the 2012 U.S. presidential...