US 'Cautiously Optimistic' After Mullah Omar…

KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. officials are "cautiously optimistic" following the surprise victory in this week's Afghan president election by Taliban leader Mullah Omar. The surprise election result came after Ashraf Ghani, President Hamid Karzai's presumed heir-apparent, fell out of public favor when an open mic caught him making the outrageous claim that women were actually human beings.

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