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Karzai's VP Switch Raises Fears of New Rifts

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Karzai's VP Switch Raises Fears of New Rifts

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Karzai's VP Switch Raises Fears of New Rifts

Karzai's VP Switch Raises Fears of New Rifts

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai this week dropped his current vice president — powerful warlord Mohammed Fahim — from the election ticket, replacing him with the brother of a martyred Afghan hero. The decision has sown distrust among Afghan warlords. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Samina Ahmed of the International Crisis Group.