About Ali Reza Yunespour

Ali Reza Yunespour is a former People of Australia Ambassador, and PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales, Canberra.

Afghanistan

Karzai’s chequered legacy

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After two terms in power, Afghanistan’s first elected president has left behind a profoundly transformed country, writes ALI REZA YUNESPOUR. When Hamid Karzai was announced as the chairman of the Interim Authority at the Bonn Conference on Afghanistan in 2001, he was given responsibility for leading a country ruined by decades of war and poverty. […]