Why Americans Should Care About Election in Afghanistan

Glenn Cowan, the spokesperson for Democracy International, discusses Afghanistan's presidential election.
3:00 | 04/05/14

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Simple question here why should America care about what's going on today. Of the United States and NATO more generally. Have invested. A huge amount understand we lost a lot of people here. Have a lot of people wounded and otherwise suffered. We've spent a lot of money so Afghanistan's. Future as a stable nation. Is important to us. But the lives and treasure -- -- but also because it provides a stabilizing effect for all greater South Asia right strongly about it. Well -- you know originally I think the United States came here because of al-Qaeda is. Presents with the dollar bond and are concerned that they not return. He's going to be most. Certain if the government here is one which is legitimately elected. Which is democratic and forward looking and -- Progressive. In its attitudes towards human rights towards the rights of women -- towards education health. And distribution of wealth and all of those things will lead to -- horse stable country Adam was stable Afghanistan -- to a -- -- region.

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