In the Afghanistani government, as reflected in the constitution, political parties, freedom of expression and freedom of the press, in short all civil and individual rights are restricted by Islam and Islamic Sharia, nothing is permitted beyond that and everything is illegal. In this aspect, the main difference between the current Islamic Republic regime and the Islamic Emirates regime of the Taleban is that the current regime is a multi-party Islamic regime, while the Taleban regime was a single-party Islamic regime… As a method, democracy is utilised to dress up the anti-democratic religious Islamic nature of the regime as being modern.
Der Generalsekretär der maoistischen im Untergrund agierenden Kommunistischen Partei Afghansitans in einem Interview, Winter 2006. Der Rest des Textes strotzt leider nur so vor maoistischen Propaganda-Hülsen, aber diese kurze Analyse ist m.E. sehr zutreffend.