Thomas Ruttig. Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP-Aktuell 2009/A 56
In this 8-page SWP comment, the author analyses the ‘legitimacy crisis’ that erupted after the manipulated 20 August elections, assesses that it contributes to minimise the chance that Gen. McChrystal’s population-oriented counter-insurgency approach can be implemented and lays out steps to broaden the Afghan political process again in ordee to regain a broad national political consensus (in German).
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Afghanistans Wahlkrise (Afghanistan’s Election Crisis)
This article was last updated on 9 Mar 2020