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Ashraf Ghani's 1st Year As Afghan President

Abdullah Sharif | Posted 09.30.2015 | World
Abdullah Sharif

It has almost been a year since Afghan president Ashraf Ghani and Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah have been in power. Contrary to the rosy pictures painted at the time, progress on many fronts has been dismal at best.

Angry Afghan President Vows Security Shake-Up After Taliban Attacks Surge

Reuters | Posted 02.13.2015 | World

By Frank Jack Daniel and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani vowed to shake up security i...

Afghanistan's Election Body Names Country's New President-Elect

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

KABUL, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's election commission declared former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as the war-ravaged country's president-elec...

Ryan Grim

Karzai Releasing Scores Of Drug Traffickers In Afghanistan, WikiLeaks Cables Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Hamid Karzai has repeatedly released well-connected officials convicted of or charged with drug trafficking in Afghanistan, frustrating effo...

Afghan Elections Will Continue With Taliban Truces

The New York Times | CARLOTTA GALL and SANGAR RAHIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Afghan government said Monday that it had arranged a truce with a group of Taliban in a district in northern Afghanistan in ...

Karzai's Presidential Term Extended 3 More Months

Quqnoos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghan top court has extended Karzai's presidential term for additional three months till the transition of power in August 09....

I Wanted to Stop Bush's Surge, but I Support Obama's Stabilization

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Powers

I hope you will join me in supporting our President Obama and our troops who work to stabilize this "deteriorating situation."

Obama Approves Troop Increase To Afghanistan: Global Responses (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yesterday President Barack Obama approved the deployment of 17,000 United States troops to Afghanistan, AFP reports. The move led to responses from ac...