Afghan Elections Pose Threat to Karzai

Fall elections in Afghanistan will test the popularity and power of President Hamid Karzai. His administration faces new challenges from remnants of the Taliban regime and from the Mujahedeen. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and New York Times correspondent Carlotta Gall.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.