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Board of Policy: Corner of our National Coalition of Afghanistan (NCA)

This division of the NCA has a large number of members consisting of experts in different fields and those very familiar with our history. It meets regularly to discuss issues and current affairs. As well, different committees work on various topics. The main tasks that the Board of Policy is assigned are:

1)    Discuss, review and develop the charter of the Reform and Partnership Team (aka the platform).

2)    Review developed documents with experts.

3)    Finalize documents with running mates.

4)    Provide possible talking points with media, for the candidate and other top officials.

5)    Provide points for speeches in conferences, for the candidate and other top leaders. Also attend some conferences on behalf of the Team.

6)    Respond to various questionnaires such as regarding human rights, from organizations and civil society.

7)    Respond to international requests for information.

8)    Help prepare media spokespersons.

9)    Help members understand our positions.

10)  Liaise with civil society and other political parties not yet with us.

11)  Learn about and understand rivals.

12)  Develop meaningful slogans and campaign themes.

13)  Help develop structure of the campaign.

14)  Help the legal team with understanding our principles, ideas and concepts.

TODAY'S WORD
Monitors Worry About Runoff Fraud
 

A number of Afghan election monitoring groups have warned that the runoff round of this year's presidential race could face increased fraud on the part of candidates so long as the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) have staff members supporting one or the other candidate and engaging in fraud themselves. more......

DIALOGUE
Regional Experts Develop Common Vision for Future Afghanistan
Around 60 regional multidisciplinary and leading experts and specialists from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, the Central Asian Republics, China, India, Russia and Turkey presented a common view on the future of Afghanistan in Kabul through the launch of the “Joint Declaration on Regional Peace and Stability.”click here..
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Meeting a Young Dr. Abdullah

 
It had been a long journey into the Hindu Kush mountains, starting in the Northwest of Pakistan in the summer of 1987. We began by secretly crossing the border into Afghanistan, trekking through Nuristan and finally making it over half a dozen 10,000-foot mountains to the Panjshir Valley. There, I   more......
 


Abdullah Abdullah Moves Toward Center of Afghan Power

 

KABUL, Afghanistan — AFTER decades roaming the margins of power — as a close aide to the revered resistance leader Ahmed Shah Massoud, as a foreign minister and later as Afghanistan’s perennial opposition leader — Abdullah Abdullah may finally be arriving at the center of it all.Since his electoral loss to President Hamid Karzai in 2009, Mr. Abdullah, who is of mixed Pashtun and Tajik ethnicity, has widened his political base, having used persuasion and energy to forge alliances built  more......

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Biography
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah: In His Own Words
 
I was born about fifty years ago in this house (pointing to his father’s house located in Kart-e-Parwan, Kabul). My father Ghulam Muhayuddin was from Kandahar province and my mother was from Panjshir. Before moving to Kart-e-Parwan my parents lived in the De Afghanan area of Kabul more......
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The Afghan Election  The Man Who Could Upset Karzai

In Afghanistan's presidential race, the top challenger to President Karzai is former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah

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