Afghan power struggle seen delaying formation of new government




 
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November 13th, 2014  
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Topic: Afghan power struggle seen delaying formation of new government


By Hamid Shalizi and Jessica Donati KABUL (Reuters) - Weeks after a new Afghan president was sworn in, a tussle for power means it could be weeks - if not months - before a cabinet is in place, the last thing his government needs as it gears for foreign troops to leave after 13 years of war. President Ashraf Ghani took office in September after a bitter row with rival Abdullah Abdullah, who initially claimed victory in the presidential election but later agreed to form a unity government. As part of a U.S. ...




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