Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears 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.
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Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

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Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

Afghan Warlords Vie for Influence as Election Nears

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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.