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Dr. Bashir Mobasher Discusses Constitutional Issues In Pre-Taliban, Taliban, and Post-Taliban Afghanistan

In a Voice of America interview with Farkhunda Paimani, Dr. Bashir Mobasher analyzed the shortcomings of Afghanistan's 2004 Constitution. He argued it failed to accommodate ethnic groups and secure a sustainable democracy.

Dr. Mobasher also addressed the Taliban's lack of a constitution and its socio-political consequences for the Afghan population. He emphasized that a constitution provides societal certainty by defining a country's legal, political, and state structures. Additionally, it establishes a framework for protecting citizens' rights and freedoms. The absence of such a framework, people live in a state of doubt and bewilderment. Watch the interview here:

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