For [Hamid] Karzai, winning a nationwide plebiscite made him the first elected leader in Afghan history and legitimized his government…. But his electoral victory will prove hollow unless he succeeds in using this window of opportunity to permanently change the dynamic of Afghan politics.
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Research Article| March 01 2005
First Steps: The Afghan Elections
Current History (2005) 104 (680): 125–130.
Thomas J. Barfield; First Steps: The Afghan Elections. Current History 1 March 2005; 104 (680): 125–130. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2005.104.680.125
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