Will Afghan elections change anything?

17 08 2009

Afghans will go to polls on August 20 — for a second time in five years — to elect their president. Although the country has hardly any democratic structure, the second parliamentary elections have at least paved the way for a future of democracy on this troubled land. But is that such a simple thing? Additionally, the complex nature of Afghanistan and the rising tide of Taliban have further complicated the matters. Read the rest of this entry »