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Kabul's Dostum Problem
July 13, 2017
Kabul's Dostum Problem
Whether Dostum is convicted or not, there will be anger and accusations that the rule of law has been cheated.
Kabul's Dostum Problem
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
December 15, 2016
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
Ishchi's allegations are serious and shocking; Kabul says it plans to investigate.
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
Did Afghanistan's Vice President Abduct a Rival?
December 02, 2016
Did Afghanistan's Vice President Abduct a Rival?
Witness says the Afghan VP beat up Ahmed Ishchi and kidnapped him; but Ishchi is apparently in NDS hands now.
Did Afghanistan's Vice President Abduct a Rival?
Dostum Seeks to Cement His Position in Northern Afghanistan
October 26, 2016
Dostum Seeks to Cement His Position in Northern Afghanistan
Dostum’s military adventurism in northern Afghanistan is not to assist Kabul in its war against the Taliban.
Dostum Seeks to Cement His Position in Northern Afghanistan
Afghanistan: General Dostum Micromanages Kunduz War
October 11, 2016
Afghanistan: General Dostum Micromanages Kunduz War
Afghan security forces have been struggling to push the Taliban out of Kunduz city.
Afghanistan: General Dostum Micromanages Kunduz War
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
September 29, 2016
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The "unity" government is anything but united.
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The Sparring Strongmen of Northern Afghanistan
March 31, 2016
The Sparring Strongmen of Northern Afghanistan
Ethnic conflict has the potential to derail the country’s fragile progress.
The Sparring Strongmen of Northern Afghanistan
Working With General Abdul Rashid Dostum
April 24, 2015
Working With General Abdul Rashid Dostum
The first vice president of Afghanistan is emerging as a major political figure, according to his media advisor.
Working With General Abdul Rashid Dostum
Afghanistan: Warlords and Democracy
October 26, 2014
Afghanistan: Warlords and Democracy
Some of Afghanistan’s warlords have decided to buy into the political process.
Afghanistan: Warlords and Democracy
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