WorldViews: An Afghan American votes amid missile and other insurgent attacks

By Hyder Akbar, April 5, 2014

Afghan-American author Hyder Akbar returned to his family's native Kunar province to vote in Afghanistan's historic elections. While Afghans in Kabul voted in droves — and in relative security — Akbar saw a much different side of the electoral process in Kunar, one of the country's most volatile patches. Born in Peshawar, Pakistan, and raised in California, he is the author of the book “Come Back To Afghanistan.”

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