Topic: John Dempsey
The decision to postpone Afghan elections until September violates the Constitution. But observers agree that extra time – even more than four months – is needed to erect safeguards against fraud.
01/25/2010 08:39 am
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai promised to tackle corruption in his inaugural speech on Thursday. But he also promised a “professional” cabinet, something the Obama administration and others have been pushing for.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
The UN said it will withdraw 600 of its 1,100 foreign staffers from Afghanistan as President Hamid Karzai promises economic development after scandal-marred election.
11/05/2009 12:00 am
President Hamid Karzai backed away from threats to reject an election runoff Monday in a move diplomats say breathes life into efforts to find a legitimate leader for Afghanistan.
10/19/2009 01:00 am
Locals trained by an NGO gather to scrutinize officials' books.
03/25/2009 01:00 am