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Brother of Karzai runs for Afghan Presidency

January - December 2014 (Tue 12:00 PM your time) To be confirmed
Afghanistan

Published: 13 Jun 2012 | By Anne Cukier | Last updated: 22 Nov 2013
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Brother of Karzai runs for Afghan Presidency -
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The brother of current Afghan President Hamid Karzai, Abdul Quayum Karzai, runs for the Afghan Presidency at the country's presidential elections.

Quayum is an important member of the influential Karzai family. According to his other brother, Mehmood Karzai, he is the best alternative to lead Afghanistan after 2014, when the elections are likely to take place.

It is uncertain whether Hamid Karzai would support Quayum. According to Mehmood, a presidential candidate needs the support of the entire country.

Quayum is a former member of the Woleshi Jirga, which is the lower house of Afghanistan's Parliament. Rumours say that his resignation was caused by a political conspiracy against the Karzai family.

The Karzai family has faced internal struggles and has lost popularity among Afghans due to their involvement in the Kabul Bank crisis and the construction of a Kandahar township with funds from the Ministry of Defense.



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Location: Afghanistan
Expected date: January - December 2014
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Jon Boone has worked for the Financial Times since 2003 and was the paper's education correspondent between 2005 and October 200... moreJon Boone has worked for the Financial Times since 2003 and was the paper's education correspondent between 2005 and October 2007 before moving to Kabul to become an Afghanistan correspondent. Before joining the FT he worked for The Friday Times in Lahore, Pakistan, and helped launch its sister newspaper, The Daily Times, in 2002. While studying modern history at Oxford University he edited the Cherwell student newspaper.

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Kate Clark's involvement in Afghanistan goes back to 1999 when, as the BBC Kabul correspondent, she was the only western journal... moreKate Clark's involvement in Afghanistan goes back to 1999 when, as the BBC Kabul correspondent, she was the only western journalist based in the country. She reported on massacres, drought and war – and football matches and tourism, travelling widely on both sides of the frontline. She was expelled by the Taliban in early 2001, but returned as a frontline reporter during the 2001 war, contributing to award-winning coverage. After 2002, Kate was based in London, but continued to return to Afghanistan to report on the country, making radio and television documentaries about the insurgency, the political economy of weapons smuggling and opium, and war crimes. Her previous publications include joint authorship of the Chatham House paper No Shortcut to Stability: Justice, Politics and Insurgency in Afghanistan, and for AAN, The Takhar attack: Targeted killings and the parallel worlds of US intelligence and Afghanistan, and The Layha: Calling the Taleban to Account. Kate has an MA in Middle Eastern Politics from Exeter University in Britain and previously worked in the BBC Arabic Service. She has also lived, studied and worked in the Middle East.

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May Jeong is a freelance correspondent based in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has worked for the Toronto Star, Beirut's Daily Star, t... moreMay Jeong is a freelance correspondent based in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has worked for the Toronto Star, Beirut's Daily Star, the Huffington Post, Thomson Reuters, and the Globe and Mail. Her works have appeared in Toronto Life and the New York Times.

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