Afghanistan's Two-Party Communism: Parcham and Khalq (Google eBook)

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37
Temporary Fusion I
52
And Again Fission I
64
Soviet Occupation I
99
Epilogue I
127
Notes
207
Bibliography
231
Index
237
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Page 4 - Islamic code (shariat); tribal custom; and decisions taken by the community jirgah, or tribal assembly. The first two of these can vary only within narrow limits of interpretation; they are the keys to the basic rules of conduct. Only the jirgah, whose decisions are reached by open vote of the entire eligible electorate within any community, and to whose deliberations all may contribute their opinions, is an effective vehicle for instituting change. Without confirmation by a jirgah or loya jirgah...

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