Green Trend Signs MOU with Others. The Green Trend party, headed by Amrullah Saleh (a former head of the National Directorate of Security or NDS), has signed an agreement with two other political parties pledging support to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). Tolo News, July 27, 2015.
No Pay for Presidential Palace Workers. Tolo News reports that as many as 2,000 employees of the presidential palace have not received pay for the past six months. (July 28, 2015).
NUG and the Way Out of Crisis. A commentator, Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam, writes about the failures of the National Unity Government (NUG) and offers a way out of Afghanistan's crisis. He proposes that the people of the Afghan nation appeal to the United Nations to mediate an immediate cease-fire by all parties, the convening of a real and inclusive Loya Jirga, and the establishment of a transitional government. (The Huffington Post Blog, July 29, 2015).