Can a decentralized political system lead to stability in Afghanistan?



Recently some high-ranking Afghan politicians who live in exile have spoken about the decentralization of power within Afghanistan’s political system believing it may lead the country to a stability.

Mohammad Sarwar Danish, the former Afghan Vice-President who live in New Zealand has recently announced establishment of a political movement with an aim to fight for the federalization of Afghanistan. Danish believes that in a federal system, the power distribution will be fair and satisfactory among different ethnic and religious groups in Afghanistan.

Abdul Rashid Dostum, the political leader of Uzbek tribe in Afghanistan has also spoken about change in the political system of Afghanistan as a solution to reaching peace. Speaking with a number of media outlets and journalists, Dostum has also supported the idea of federalization in Afghanistan.

Mohammad Karim Khalili, the leader of Wahdat political party and a prominent Hazara political figure has also released a statement through his official Facebook account, supporting the idea of federalization. The idea of federalization in Afghanistan was one of the aims of Abdul Ali Mazari, the late leader of Wahdat Party and he used to believe it could be a fair solution for the issues of Afghanistan, Khalili said in a statement.—Khaama News Agency


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