Shocks in a Lacklustre Speech: President Karzai addresses the jirga

The consultative loya jirga, convened to scrutinise the Bilateral Security Agreement with the United States, has begun with a draft that was only agreed at the very last minute, confusion over the exact status and proceedings of the gathering and a lacklustre speech by President Karzai. The president made little attempt to really sell the … Continue reading Shocks in a Lacklustre Speech: President Karzai addresses the jirga