Afghanistan: Government Formation and Performance.

29 01 2010

URL: Source: Library of Congress.

This report notes that the central government’s limited writ and perceived corruption are helping sustain a Taliban insurgency and painting President Hamid Karzai as a weak leader. However, ethnic disputes have been confined to political debate and competition, enabling Karzai to focus on reversing the security deterioration and on his re-election bid in the fall of 2009.




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