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Whistleblower on Afghani Election: One in Three Votes for Karzai Were Fraudulent

'Spreading democracy' continues to be easier said than done.

The top U.S. envoy to the UN in Afghanistan was fired after he accused the head of the mission of covering up massive fraud in the presidential election. Peter Galbraith alleges that nearly one out of three votes for incumbent Karzai were fraudulent.

Lindsay Beyerstein a New York writer blogging at Majikthise.