It was a busy weekend in Afghanistan, where the prime challenger to Afghan President Hamid Karzai dropped out of the presidential runoff election. The Afghanistan Election Commission declared Karzai the winner. What really happened in Kabul, what are ordinary Afghans are saying about it, and why Americans should care.


  • Masood Aziz Former Diplomat, Embassy of Afghanistan to the United States, now an independent foreign policy analyst
  • Josh Rogin Writes The Cable blog at Foreign Policy magazine, where he's a national security and foreign policy journalist.

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