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Afghan democracy: defiant or doomed?

Can Afghanistan's young democracy succeed amidst concerns of election rigging and Taliban attacks?



Will corruption and escalating violence doom Afghanistan’s young democracy heading into a post U.S. and NATO era? On April 5th, #AfghansVote for who they want to be the next president. But concerns of election rigging, voter fraud and Taliban attacks pose a threat to Afghan stability & American security. So, with the U.S. and NATO ready to stand down, is the Afghan government and military ready to stand up? Join the conversation at 7:30pm EST.

On this episode of The Stream, we'll speak to:

Taj Ayubi @TAJ_AYUBI
Fmr. Minister Counselor on Foreign Relations to the President of Afghanistan 

Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer @T_S_P_O_O_K_Y
Senior Fellow, Center for Advanced Defense Studies 

Rina Amiri @afghanalliance
Founding member of "Alliance in Support of the Afghan People"
afghanalliance.org

David Sedney @david_sed
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan and Pakistan

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