The Man Who Would Be President
Abdullah Abdullah, who's giving President Hamid Karzai a run for his money in Afghanistan's runoff election, is a world apart from the Karakul-wearing incumbent. As tensions have mounted over the disputed election, Abdullah has met political turmoil with cool reserve. Donning sharp, Western-style suits, he has been meeting with supporters, holding local press conferences and granting Western television interviews in which he has dismissed Karzai as an ineffective leader. Here's a look at the man who would be president.