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AAN in the Media

On eve of Afghan council, uncertainty over future of military mission

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Stars and Stripes, 20 November 2013

AAN’s Kate Clark is quotes here about the drama potential of the upcoming BSA Loya Jirga:

Some analysts see the convening of the Loya Jirga as cover for Karzai to make an unpopular decision — though whether that decision will be to keep international troops or jettison them is something experts disagree on.

“If it’s like the last one, (this jirga) will be theater, it will be drama,” said Kate Clark, an analyst with the Kabul-based Afghanistan Analysts Network.

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Consultative Loya Jirga Loya Jirga Hamed Karzai US military US-Afghan relations BSA Bilateral Security Agreement immunity