Manley's vote of confidence carries little weight

Arguably one of the most bizarre statements made to date on the still undecided Afghan elections came from NATO Secretary-General Anders Rasmussen.

Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 09/09/2009 12:00 am EDT

Arguably one of the most bizarre statements made to date on the still undecided Afghan elections came from NATO Secretary-General Anders Rasmussen. According to Rasmussen, the voting process, which has yet to either proclaim a winner or to satisfy even the most rudimentary criteria of a democratic process, was a "success." To clarify the yardstick by which he measured such success, Rasmussen noted that from a security perspective, things went swimmingly.

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