Friday 6 March 2015

The U.S. Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Campbell stressed to the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee that the threat of Daesh is surfacing in the country, adding that Afghanistan will need financial and military support from Washington and NATO in the coming years.

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Programs - Tawde Khabare

Theme of discussion:

*Mechanisms to reach durable and equitable peace
*Evaluation of the work essence of the peace council
*The role of respecting law and preventing the impunity culture in the peace process
*Is "peace" considered in our society as a need or a value?

In this episode of Goftman, host Haris Jamalzada discusses the topic with the following guests:

Wahid Omar, International Relations expert
Mirwais Yasini, MP
Dr. Habiba Sarabi, former Governor of Bamiyan province
Dr. Jaffar Mahdawi, MP
Mohammad Akbar, member of the High Peace Council

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Programs - Goftman

A new report published by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) based in Washington, D.C. indicates that, over the past year, some 15,000 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers quit their jobs. According to SIGAR, the loss of 8.5 percent of the ANA's force to attrition has left it will a smaller number of troops than it had at the start of last year. In response to the report, the Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) published a press release Wednesday maintaining that the 15,000 figure in fact makes up just 3.5 percent of the military, and includes soldiers who were killed or injured in the line of duty.

But, what really has paved the way for ANA soldiers to leave the service?

In this episode of Farakhabar, host Yama Siavash discusses the topic with the following guests:

Mirdad Khan Nejrabi, head of parliamentary commission for internal security

Saleh Mohammad Registani, former MP

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Programs - Fara Khabar

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