Government in Afghanistan nearly collapsed

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July 6, 2011
The Nation Blog
by Robert Dreyfuss  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"In case you haven’t been following the news: last year’s parliamentary election was so chaotic and flawed that it resulted in the near-total disenfranchisement of Afghanistan’s Pashtun ethnic minority, which makes up a healthy 40 percent of the population." [editor's note: If this meant "governance" had collapsed there, it would truly be cause for concern; since it merely means "statism as we know it" ... not so much! - SAT] (07/06/11)  

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