After six months of electoral chaos over its results, two front-running candidates swore in as Afghan presidents in separate oath ceremonies. Both have named their victories as "the victories of the Republic and Democracy".
The US State Department released a declaration on the stalemate of the Afghan elections affirming that the planned presidential inauguration ceremony has been postponed while also asserting that it is time to focus not on electoral politics, but on taking steps toward peace.
In a message reflecting their official stance, the Taliban said that they have decently carried out their entire obligations during the peace talks, but it is the US which has been repeatedly delaying the talks by proposing new ‘demands, concerns and excuses’. The spokesman for the group has hitherto said in response to the US Secretary of State’s comments, “Mr. Pompeo should not shift the blame.”
The Washington Post claims to have gotten access to 2000 page long top-secret documents that unveils the reality of US’s 18 year long Afghanistan war. What is more central to this is the fact that the United States’ Presidents, Senators, Diplomats and Generals have covered the reality of their war in Afghanistan and have lied to their people in order to show their failures in Afghanistan as success.
Rahmatullah Nabil, one of the presidential candidates and a former director of National Directorate of Security (NDS), during a press conference on the elections impasse on Thursday stated that, “The matter of ISIS is getting more serious ... organizations and parties that carry anonymous titles have been making their position very clear nowadays.
The US president, Donald Trump made a surprise visit to Afghanistan as part of his election campaign, and met with the US troops at Bagram Airbase on Thanksgiving Day. In the meantime, the Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani breaching all State-visit principles and diplomatic ethics rushed to the US Airbase in Bagram to meet Donald Trump, and revealed his indignity and humiliation to the entire world.
On November 28, 2019, the US President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on the occasion of Thanksgiving Day to meet with the US troops stationed at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan, but he hastily left Afghanistan within two hours. The following points need to be addressed in this regard
The prevailing realities of Afghan presidential elections have revealed that the majority of the people of Afghanistan have lost their confidence in democratic elections as most candidates have repeatedly warned of widespread corruption on the day of elections, as well as a large number of influential political leaders have kept asserting that, in such a critical situation, the peace process shall be prioritized instead of elections. On the other hand,…