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Report: Warlords Threaten Afghan Elections

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Report: Warlords Threaten Afghan Elections

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Report: Warlords Threaten Afghan Elections

Report: Warlords Threaten Afghan Elections

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Warlords in Afghanistan could hijack upcoming elections and entrench their own power, a report from Human Rights Watch warns. The group says local strongmen are using force, threats and corruption to dominate the election process and intimidate candidates and voters. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.