Afghanistan Elections

The U.S. Institute of Peace held a discussion on the previous week’s elections in Afghanistan. The 2014 elections marked the… read more

The U.S. Institute of Peace held a discussion on the previous week’s elections in Afghanistan. The 2014 elections marked the first peaceful democratic transition of power in the country’s history. Panelists gave first impressions and analyses from the ground and addressed lessons learned from the 2009 election, including the engagement of young people and the influence of social media. Other topics included the possibility of a runoff election, the role of women, and concerns of Taliban attacks. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Hamid Arsalan Program Officer National Endowment for Democracy->Middle East and North Africa
  • Najla Ayubi Deputy Country Representative Asia Foundation
  • Peter Manikas Director National Democratic Institution->Asia
  • Shahmahmood Miakhel Director U.S. Institute of Peace->Afghanistan
  • Nader Nadery Founder Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan
  • Nargis Nehan Executive Director Equality for Peace and Democracy
  • Jeb Ober Director Democracy International->Programs
  • Scott Smith Director U.S. Institute of Peace->Afghanistan and Central Asia Programs
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Afghanistan Elections

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Program ID:
318772-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 11, 2014

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  • Apr 11, 2014 | 12:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2014 | 6:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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