Latest News Wires Kerry arrives in Afghanistan, where both presidential candidates claim victory

Afghanistan's first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai is in jeapordy. The electoral crisis may undermine President Obama’s efforts to end America’s longest war.

By , Associated Press

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The US and its allies are growing increasingly concerned as Afghanistan shows signs of unraveling in its first democratic transfer of power from President Hamid Karzai. With Iraq wracked by insurgency, Afghanistan's dispute over election results poses a new challenge to President Barack Obama's effort to leave behind two secure states while ending America's long wars.