As President Obama develops a new Afghanistan strategy, rising violence there and an unresolved election have combined to sap public support for the war. Ashraf Ghani, who was one of Afghanistan's presidential candidates, discusses his country's future.
Despite Taliban threats and scattered attacks throughout the country, Afghans headed to the polls Thursday in an election being viewed as a gauge of U.S. progress there. ITN correspondent Alex Thomson speaks with Ray Suarez from Kabul.
Millions of Afghans cast votes Thursday in the nation's second presidential election, despite threats of violence from Taliban militants. Nick Paton Walsh of ITN reports.
By Larisa Epatko
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is hoping to win a second five-year term in Thursday's elections, while raucous rallies drew thousands of supporters for the main opposition candidates in the days leading up to the vote.
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