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The Three Blind Spots of Leadership in Afghanistan

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To become a nation, Afghanistan has three core blind spots, and as long as these three problems are not covered, it is impossible for us to become a nation, have a meaningful government and enjoy our political and social rights like other countries.

1. Majority Ignorant, Minority Treacherous:

A handful of people run Afghanistan while the average public always finds themselves oppressed. However, to get out of this situation, they do nothing or their actions are always arisen out of ethnic, sectarian, religious or linguistic affiliations and dependence. One notable example is the Wolesi Jirga and the Meshrano Jirga representatives, who do not represent their constituents in real terms. Most of the Upper and Lower House representatives work as Afghans call commission workers, who the ministers have to bribe to get the vote of approval or confidence. These representatives have failed their constituents several times, but the latter still supports them. The elections of 2014 and 2019 are no exception. Such a situation implies that we have a “majority ignorant, minority treacherous” problem. Ignorance........

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