An Afghan electoral worker counts votes in a school on August 21, 2009 in Kabul, Afghanistan
A special audit committee has submitted its findings on the disputed presidential race in Afghanistan, saying that a runoff election should take place between President Hamid Karzai and former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah. At the same time, Democratic leaders in the U.S. say that Afghanistan must have a stable, legitimate government before the Obama administration can commit additional troops. What does this mean for the American war strategy in Afghanistan?
Paul Richter, reporter covering the Middle East for the L.A. Times and Chicago Tribune
Bill Roggio, editor, The Long War Journal, a blog that follows the war in Afghanistan