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Dostum Supports Formation of Interim Govt.


KABUL – Marshal Abdul Rashid Dostum, leader of Jonbesh-e-Milli (National Movement), a political party, says an interim government was acceptable to maintain the current governing system. Earlier, other political figures had spoken about the interim administration since the intra-Afghan negotiations began in September in Qatar. “If this system is maintained, …

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Afghanistan Can Learn Much from Democracy in the US

Afghanistan can learn from democracy in the US

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, along with Kamala Harris as the first woman and the first South Asian American as vice president, was another historic day for American democracy. Drawing parallels between the United States and Afghanistan may seem strange to many, …

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President Ghani’s Selective Approach Against Corruption

corruption in Afghanistan

The new Afghanistan, after the fall of the Islamic Emirate, has been plagued by all kinds of financial, administrative and moral corruption. Over the past two decades, the sheer scale of corruption has taken its toll on Afghanistan’s institutions, bureaucracy, and national budgets and resources, and Afghanistan is now a …

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Source: Ghani Refused Meeting with Khalilzad

Ghani refused meeting with Khalilzad

KABUL – US special representative for Afghanistan peace Zalmay Khalilzad traveled back to Doha from Kabul without meeting President Ashraf Ghani, sources said Wednesday. Two days back, Khalilzad arrived in Kabul and met with some political leaders during his 24 hours stay. Khalilzad first met with veteran former jihadi leader …

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Saleh’s Incapacity and Unwillingness to Ensure Security

Saleh's incapacity and unwillingness to ensure Kabul's security

By Zeba Noori Insecurity, bombings, targeted assassinations, armed robberies, the detonation of magnetic mines and, from time to time, rocket fires on different parts of Kabul are the emerging scenes of the capital’s deteriorating security situation. This is while Amrullah Saleh, the former head of National Director of Security (NDS) …

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Ghani, Gen. Milley Discuss Insecurity in Afghanistan

Ghani, Gen. Milley Discuss insecurity in Afghanistan

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday met with General Mark Milley, the US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussing current security tensions and the ongoing peace process. First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib, Chief of Army Staff Mohammad Yasin …

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Ghani: Peace in Afghanistan Will Bring Peace to the Region

Ghani, peace in Afghanistan will bring peace to the region

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani said Sunday that peace and stability in Afghanistan will bring peace and stability to the region. Speaking at a National Security Council (NSC) meeting, Ghani said: “Peace will allow for major economic projects for the economic prosperity and economic development of Afghanistan and the region …

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Is Afghanistan Closer to Peace Now?

Is Afghanistan closer to peace now

In recent days, two important events have taken place in connection with the peace process in Afghanistan, which is considered as a new beginning for the peace process. Firstly, the Republican team in the Doha and the Taliban agreed on the basic principles of peace talks, which will pave the …

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Ghani Administration Ramps up Efforts to Form HCNR

HCNR to hold first meeting on Saturday

KABUL – The Ashraf Ghani administration has apparently ramped up efforts to constitute the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR). The government has moved to fast-track the council’s formation following a spate of calls from international allies and national stakeholders. On Sunday, President Ashraf Ghani met his predecessor Hamid Karzai; …

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Noor: Ghani’s Vice Presidents are Sabotaging Peace

Noor, Ghanis vice presidents are responsible for delay in peace

KABUL – Top Afghan officials, including President Ghani’s Vice Presidents are hell-bent on sabotaging the current peace process in Doha of Qatar, said Ata Mohammad Noor, the Chief Executive of Jamiat-i-Islami Political Party. These officials are making irritant and violent comments, Noor said in an interview with 1TV channel. Noor …

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