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Re: Ahmad Shah & monarchy in Afghanistan
Posted by Robert on 11/10/2011, 9:55:28, in reply to "Ahmad Shah & monarchy in Afghanistan"
: Thanks, Robert for the picture in the banner.
: I wonder if there is any support for the
: former royal family in Afghanistan now that
: the late King Zahir Shah has died. The
: 2002 constitution named him Father of the
: Nation and, if I recall correctly, there was
: rather broad support for a restoration at
: the time the Taliban fell. I would be
: interested if anyone had any insights as to
: whether a constitutional monarchy could
: still be a force for unity in that war-torn
It's a bit hard to imagine Ahmad Shah leading the country. Isn't he a poet, living in the US?
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