According to the Globe and Mail, Karzai is expected to keep only five of his 26 current members. Replacements will be chosen “based on merit, rather than clout.”
HUUUUUGE. Unless it isn’t true. Half a day on from when the Globe and Mail broke the story, no one else is reporting it.
That said, Shukria Barakzai and Khalid Pashtun aren’t exactly renowned rumor-mongers.