14 Oct
Afghan Government could Collapse After NATO: Report | Turkish Weekly
The Afghan government could fall apart after NATO troops pull out in 2014, particularly if presidential elections that year are fraudulent, a report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) said yesterday.
“There is a real risk that the regime in Kabul could collapse upon NATO’s withdrawal,” said Candace Rondeaux, the ICG’s senior Afghanistan analyst. “The window for remedial action is closing fast.” The report, Afghanistan: The Long, Hard Road to the 2014 Transition, said the country was on course for another set of fraudulent elections after the chaotic presidential and parliamentary polls in 2009 and 2010.
FULL ARTICLE (Turkish Weekly)
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Afghan Government could Collapse After NATO: Report | Turkish Weekly

The Afghan government could fall apart after NATO troops pull out in 2014, particularly if presidential elections that year are fraudulent, a report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) said yesterday.

“There is a real risk that the regime in Kabul could collapse upon NATO’s withdrawal,” said Candace Rondeaux, the ICG’s senior Afghanistan analyst. “The window for remedial action is closing fast.” The report, Afghanistan: The Long, Hard Road to the 2014 Transition, said the country was on course for another set of fraudulent elections after the chaotic presidential and parliamentary polls in 2009 and 2010.

FULL ARTICLE (Turkish Weekly)

Photo: Rob Bakker/Flickr

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