TITLE

Karzai Peace Jirga Called a 'Futile, Illegitimate Exercise': Daily Outlook, Afghanistan

AUTHOR(S)
Kern, William
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;6/6/2010, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an article by Sher Alam Saqib published within the "Outlook Afghanistan," on views of individuals who did not participate in a drive to convene Jirga. Saqib reported that National Consultative Jirga was a failure. Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq, leader of the People's Unity Party of Afghanistan, said that Jirga participants had no decision-making power. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who was believed a member of Taliban and al-Qaeda, claimed that Jirga was undermining state-building process.
ACCESSION #
51230516

 

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