Another NYTimes Op-Ed by CESR: The Warlords Win in Kabul

Old Blog Import

On the final night of the loya jirga, more than 1,500 delegates gathered for the unveiling of the new cabinet. Our hearts sank when we heard President Hamid Karzai pronounce one name after another. A woman activist turned to us in disbelief:”This is worse than our worst expectations. The warlords have been promoted and the professionals kicked out. Who calls this democracy?“”

(NY Times)