Russia Today TV: Nobody Expected a Free Election

12.11.09

Categorie: Afghanistan, Axe in Afghanistan '09, David Axe, Politics, Robots |

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by DAVID AXE

On Halloween I spoke to Russia Today TV about the planned Afghan runoff election, which ended up being canceled when incumbent Hamid Karzai’s sole opponent dropped out. We also touched on the increasingly effective — and controversial — U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

(Video: Russia Today TV)

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2 Responses to “Russia Today TV: Nobody Expected a Free Election”

  1. Russian state TV concerned about fair elections and adherence to international law. At least it was Halloween.

  2. ak says:

    Axe you seem to get it like no other war reporter i have seen. Great stuff as usual. i spent over two years of my life in that country and im fortunate in the fact that i won’t have to go back. Be careful and Please by all means keep up with the fantastic reporting of how it actually is.

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