Afghan Journal

Lifting the veil on conflict, culture and politics

Afghanistan’s Peace Jirga – live

June 1, 2010

Afghanistan is holding a peace jirga or a meeting of tribal elders and notables to discuss plans for a political settlment of the nine-year conflict. Reuters text, pictures and television journalists will be blogging live from Kabul when the conference opens on June 2 in a giant tent under heavy security guard.

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