In the Loop

The nightlife in Afghanistan

Posted at 11:12 AM on November 5, 2009 by Sanden Totten

Whether or not they supported Hamid Karzai, Afghans everywhere must be breathing a small sigh of relief now that the drawn out fall election is finally over. He may not be everyone's dream come true, but at least it's one less uncertainty in a country plagued with uncertainties.

For Ben Arnoldy the end of the election means a chance to get out of Kabul and see the beautiful country side. Ben's a staff writer for the Christian Science Monitor covering Afghanistan and Pakistan. He explained to In The Loop why Hamid Karzia's greatest strength as a leader may also be his greatest weakness. He also gave us the details of the modest night life in Kabul. Listen in.

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