Tag Archives: Dr Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai

What Next After Afghanistan’s Concocted Mandate?

Claims of massive rigging in Afghanistan’s landmark elections to replace President Hamid Karzai have thrown the country into worst political crisis in years. Leading Afghan commentator Dr. Hussain Yasa analyzes different possible options to pull the country out of the mess. But he expects little flexibility from Dr Ashraf Ghani who will not be ready for any settlement which could nullify his victory.

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Afghanistan’s Evolving Election Scenario

Nominations for the Afghan presidency opened on September 16, 2013 and with this milestone the country formally entered the pre-election period. Over the next seven months Afghanistan will be turned into one great reality TV show, watched by the world, while the candidates practice our unique brand of politics. In the run up to nominations, the alternating announcements of electoral …

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