Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

Ehsan Qaane

Let's talk turnout in the parliamentary election in Paktia 2010: polling staff, no voters, in the afternoon. Photo: Thomas Ruttig

After the Election Is Before the Election: The dilemma with the 2015 parliamentary vote date

Ehsan Qaane Thomas Ruttig

 The Afghan constitution stipulates that the next parliamentary elections must be held before June 2015. Until a few days ago, however, most Afghan and international actors seem to have tacitly agreed that the constitutional date cannot be met. But during a conference on 16 November, the new president’s legal advisor stated that Ashraf Ghani is […]

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