Afghan elections and U.S. policy

    Afghans go to the polls on Thursday for the nation’s second presidential elections amid a renewed Taliban insurgency. We take a look at the situation in Afghanistan and what the elections means for U.S. policy. Our guests include ALEXANDER THIER from the U.S. Institute of Peace. He served as a legal adviser to Afghanistan’s Constitutional and Judicial Reform Commissions in Kabul, where he assisted in the development of a new constitution and judicial system. Listen to the mp3

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