November 21, 2011
Karzai's Risky Loya Jirga Gambit
M K Bhadrakumar, Asia Times
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has seriously dented the credibility of one of the noblest institutions of his country's history and culture. A large number of Afghans today would hope that the institution of the loya jirga (grand tribal assembly) survives Karzai's presidency.
TAGGED: Loya Jirga, Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan