The King of North vs. the President
The Hindu, 30 December 2017
A short quote of AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this article about the fall-out between the Afghan government and Balkh governor Atta:
The timing of the fallout with Mr. Noor as well as within the Jamiat party is crucial. â€śThis could be part of a strategy for for the 2019 presidential elections. [Noor] has said that he intends to run,â€ť said Thomas Ruttig, co-director, Afghanistan Analysts Network.