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Karzai Leads Ballot Count in Afghan Election

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Karzai Leads Ballot Count in Afghan Election

Karzai Leads Ballot Count in Afghan Election

Karzai Leads Ballot Count in Afghan Election

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With more than a million ballots counted, Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's interim president since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, has captured more than 62 percent of the vote in that country's presidential election, which was held Oct. 9. We get an update on the latest news on Afghanistan's road to democracy.

Guest:

Ivan Watson, NPR correspondent in Kabul