Tough road ahead for our role in Afghanistan.

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUST...2F+Top+News%29


The election is being seen as a key test of stability in Afghanistan, where violence is at its worst since the Taliban were ousted in 2001, before U.S. President Barack Obama conducts a review of his Afghan war strategy in December.

Poor security, particularly in Taliban strongholds in the south and east, already looms as the biggest challenge to the ballot, along with corruption and fraud.