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Ämterschacher mit viel Reformrhetorik (print only)

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Tageszeitung (Berlin), 11 August 2014

Article by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig about the second Ghani-Abdullah agreement, brokered by US Secretary of State Kerry on 8 August. With details still held back, agreements about establishing new positions (quasi-prime ministerial CEO) and official leader of the opposition and government-opposition ‘parity’ in appointments, the deal looks like “haggling about position with reform rhetorics”.