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Tribal Elders Play Pivotal Role in Afghan Politics


Tribal Elders Play Pivotal Role in Afghan Politics
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When it comes to difficult national policy issues, political decision making in Afghanistan is a complex mix of parliamentary democracy and tribal consultations. Sharon Behn reports on the role of the current Loya Jirga, or gathering of national elders, which is being held to advise the government on the terms of a bilateral security agreement with Washington.

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