Essay: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Sample Essay

The new government evolving as an Interim Authority towards the establishment of the current Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is led by a Pashto, Hamid Karzai. This new government was realized through meeting of Afghan representatives (a loya jirga) that came to be known as the Bonn Agreement (Ayub & Kuovo, 2008; Johnsen, 2006; McNerney, 2005-2006). The Afghan state currently takes a toll on reconstruction efforts under the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The most profitable commodity in Afghanistan is its poppy cultivation which fuels almost three quarters of the world’s opium and heroin trade. This activity creates an ongoing security issue for the fledgling government, its international patronage countries, and the Afghan people who are most susceptible to the violence and corruption engendered by illegal drug trafficking (Ayub & Kuovo, 2008; Barajas, Howard, Miner, Sartin & Silver, 2006; Schetter, 2002; Emadi, 2005; Weinstein & Vaishnav, 2006).


Essay: Prevention of Aggression towards the US

In addition, the US was to do anything necessary to prevent aggression towards the US and prevent any US allies in Asia. However, in 1995, Retired Vietnamese general Vo Nguyen Giap denied that the alleged attacks on US destroyers ever took place. President Johnson as well as Nixon in order to conduct military actions in south East Asia used the Tonkin Gulf resolution (The Vietnam War the Bitter End 1969 – 1975, 1997).