Thursday, July 10, 2014

The American Conservative interviews an LGBT rights activist about Afghanistan's future

An American right-wing magazine interviews Afghanistan's leading gay rights activist in an article about the fragile Afghan unity that could be shattered by allegations of election fraud. Here's a snapshot of one of my quoted ideas: “Many powerful figures from ‘the lost generation’ decades of civil war will be replaced by younger Afghans who are western-educated, technologically savvy and have a solid command of English,” Nemat Sadat said in an email exchange, believing that Ghani is well positioned to usher in a new meritocracy that eschews the patronage and cronyism that built the poppy palaces and personal bank accounts for a small number of politically-connected Afghans in the post-Taliban years." 

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