Another video says about itself:
The main challenger to President Hamid Karzai is urging action to prevent a repeat of the fraud that tarred Afghanistan‘s presidential election, as preparations began for a run-off poll next month. Security, voter apathy and corruption are the main challenges facing organisers of a credible second round.
The “action” asked for by Karzai’s rival, Abdullah, did not happen. So, Abdullah decided to boycott the runoff election.
And then … from the BBC:
By Tom Engelhardt in the USA:
Taliban propagandists couldn’t make it up. Afghanistan‘s comically fraudulent election is won by the fraudster! With foreigners visibly involved in the process, the words “occupation,” “puppet government,” and the like undoubtedly ring ever truer in Afghan ears. You don’t have to be a propaganda genius to exploit this sort of thing.
An international scramble to congratulate Hamid Karzai on his “re-election” as Afghan president has demolished western claims that the war was about bringing democracy: anti-war campaigners have said: here.
What a joy it must have been for Hamid Karzai to receive a congratulatory phone call from Gordon Brown on his re-election as leader of the wholly US-owned subsidiary known as the Afghan government: here.
The protracted and fraudulent Afghan election process ended Monday with incumbent Hamid Karzai decreed the winner. The end of this farcical exercise has set the stage for Washington to escalate its eight-year-old war: here.
British lance corporal Joe Glenton, facing court martial for refusing to return to Afghanistan, reports that fellow soldiers have expressed support for his position: here.
Chomsky condemns ‘immoral’ Afghan war: here.
Defence ministers in the Nato alliance are to meet in Edinburgh on Saturday 14 November to discuss the continued occupation of Afghanistan. The Stop the War Coalition is organising to ensure that they get a “warm welcome” to the Scottish capital: here.
How the U.S. Is Destroying, Not Helping, Democracy in Afghanistan: here.
Military prosecutors have brought charges against six Polish officers for claiming they had gone on patrols in Afghanistan when in reality they did not leave their base, the daily Rzeczpospolita reported Monday: here.
A Call for Clarity on the Afghanistan War: here.