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Some Afghans Already Cynical About Next Year's Election

Aug 22, 2013 (All Things Considered) — April 5, 2014 -- that's the day Afghans are scheduled to head to the polls to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai. He's constitutionally banned from running for a third term. But, in a country that loves a good conspiracy theory, many think that Karzai will find some way to stay in power. Even if he doesn't, there are still many questions about how free and fair next year's vote will be.

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