A National Unity Government ( Nug ) Essay

777 Words Jul 24th, 2015 4 Pages
After massive fraud during the 2014 presidential elections in Afghanistan, in September 2014 against the constitution a deal to form a national unity government (NUG) has been signed by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdulah. Absence of a functioning security and economic strategy, reckless foreign policy and weakened diplomacy has resulted to increased foreign interference, massive corruption, poverty, unemployment, aid reduction and increased casualties, violence and insecurity in the country. Lack of a political opposition, weak political parties, dependent parliament and fragile civil society organizations are not in a position to hold the government accountable. The leaderships of the country try to veil the reality and keep the nation in gloom. If firm and immediate measures are not taken by the Afghan people, the internal conflict and power sharing by the leaderships of the government will jeopardize the massive investment made in last one decade by Afghans and their allies.

Security and Defense:

Since the formation of the NUG insecurity has increased and even it has expanded from south and east to the northern and western provinces. The defense minister is still acting and the casualties of Afghan National Security Forces have increased. International terrorism and extremists once again focused on Afghanistan and besides the Taliban and Haqqani Network, international terrorist groups, including ISIS, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan…

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