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“We should not be surprised by or alarmed at the fact that the Loya Jirga is going to examine this agreement,” he said.Gen. John Allen Praises the Terms of New U.S.-Afghanistan Agreement|Daniel Klaidman|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The way to make it right is for him to get cleaned up and hand himself over to a Pashtun jirga [assembly of elders].
Even at local village level, Afghans have always voted for their leaders under the jirga (tribal council) system.Will Fawzia Koofi Be Afghanistan's First Female President?|Fawzia Koofi|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The president could win more votes inside a loya jirga in Kabul than he did inside the IOC.