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CANBERRA — Whatever Washington’s expectations, Afghan President Hamed Karzai is certainly instituting what he has called “Afghan-style democracy.” His inclusion in the government of some individuals who in the past had been highly criticized as “warlords” might be prudent under present circumstances, but is double-edged. Will it pay off?

Karzai, chosen in Afghanistan’s landmark presidential election of last October, is indeed engaged in a very difficult and complex task of national reconstruction.

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