Russia Today TV: Nobody Expected a Free Election


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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)

How to Bomb Nice
Cargo Jam!
Afghan Pirate Radio Defies Morale Crackdown
Special Delivery
Chopper-Bombing Drone-Killer
Saving Razia
Birds, Beware
Rescuers Re-Rescue the Rescued
Tale of Three Districts
Chicken & Egg
With Friends Like These
Interpreting Pashtunwali
Farmers’ Powwow
Op Donkey Haul
Parachute Day-Laborers
In Afghanistan’s Logar, Filling the Deadly “Bowl”
Mosque Makeover
World Politics Review: Generator Delivery Underscores Afghan War Challenges
The Baraki Barak County Fair
Battle Wagons
Op Donkey Haul Video
Mosque Makeover Video
Afghan National Police Checkpoint Video
Ambush Video
Vet Event Video


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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