NPR logo

Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4075582/4075583" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

World

Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4075582/4075583" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Two days before Afghanistan's presidential elections, the impact of two of the country's most powerful warlords is a subject of speculation. In the north, Abdulrashid Dostum is among the presidential candidates. Another, Heart's Ismail Khan, continues to wield much influence. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves and reporter Rachel Martin.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org 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.