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Dr. Abdullah Meets with General Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Commander

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan met with General Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO Allied Command Operations and General John Campbell, Commander of the Resolute Support Mission and US Forces – Afghanistan this morning in his office at the Sepidar Palace. In this meeting Dr. Abdullah thanked General Breedlove for visiting Afghanistan and for helping the Afghan National Army in the war against terror. In the meeting, the two sides discussed issues pertaining to strengthening of the country’s armed forces, war on terror, strengthening of the Afghan air force, and long term support and cooperation between the US armed forces and the Afghan armed forces.

General Breedlove appreciated the new Afghan government and the clear message that it is sending regarding its relations with the world, and emphasized the support and cooperation of the US armed forces with the Afghan armed forces.

In this meeting discussion also centered around relations and cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan as regards war on terror and the possibility of continuation of NATO’s military mission should there arise a need.

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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......

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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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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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