Traditional Loya Jirga 3: lacklustre political theatre (amended)

The Traditional Loya Jirga (TLJ) is over, after a drab last day in which President Karzai got his public backing for signing a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with the United States. However, it was clear to all watching the proceedings on television that the discussion had hardly been lively and the results tightly controlled. The … Continue reading Traditional Loya Jirga 3: lacklustre political theatre (amended)