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Karzai Lashes Out At U.S.

AP | PATRICK QUINN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president on Monday ruled out signing a security deal with the United States until dis...

Insurgents Fire Rockes Into Afghan Capital

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.13.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents fired four rockets into the Afghan capital early Tuesday, killing at least one person, police said. Two rockets...

Karzai Sacks Top Intelligence Official

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office says he has dismissed the country's top intelligence official, a move that comes just as ...

Afghan Parliament Votes To Sack Karzai's Lieutenants

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 10.04.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan parliament voted Saturday to dismiss the country's defense and interior ministers, a move that threatens to thro...

Karzai: No Airstrikes On Homes, At All

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan President Hamid Karzai declared on Tuesday that NATO aircraft can no longer fire on homes under any circumstances, a...

Afghanistan Holds Controversial Grand Council Meeting

AP | By RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Insurgents fired two rockets Thursday toward a site where more than 2,000 Afghan elders are attending a national assembly to dis...

America's Latest Trail of Tears

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

America's high risk gamble in Afghanistan turns on the chances of finding a native leader of rare virtue. Moreover, it has to be someone who places fidelity to the US above all else. The project, therefore, is fatally flawed.

Sam Stein

Karzai "Extremely Gratified" By Obama's Afghan Policy | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Afghan President Hamid Karzai was "extremely gratified" with Barack Obama's speech and approach to the war in Afghanistan, the president's chief diplo...