Posted by: Editor | August 3, 2008

Economist on Afghan Army and Hazaras

Kabul: The Economist magazine in its previous week’s issue features an analysis of Afghan National Army discussing ethnic concerns. Economist says “Battalion commanders are always a different ethnicity from their executive officer. Nonetheless Tajiks are disproportionately represented in the officer class and HAZARAS and other smaller groups are under represented”.

A Hazara Sergeant says to ECONOMIST “I can’t get promoted to Sergeant-Major becuase i can’t pay the neccessary bribes and i am just a HAZARA“.  Read more


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