Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Tribal Leaders to Vote on Afghan-US Security Pact

About 2,500 Afghan tribal and community elders will join hundreds of lawmakers Thursday in Kabul for a four-day debate that will determine whether any U.S. forces will remain in the country after 2014. The consultative tribal assembly’s decision on whether to accept an agreement painfully hammered out between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the U.S. government has high stakes for Afghanistan’s future. Security was tight in the Afghan capital, with multiple police and military...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter