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The Loya Jirga


The Loya Jirga

  • November 21-24
  • Traditional Afghan decision-making body
  • Will discuss security agreement between Afghanistan and U.S.
  • Includes 2,500 delegates, including government members, religious scholars, tribal elders
  • Held in heavily-guarded tent in Kabul
  • Loya Jirga was called in 2012 to approve U.S.-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement
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