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Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai

A Trio of Fools: Boehner, al-Maliki and Karzai

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

There are many unkind things one can say about John Boehner, all of them true, but there must be a limit. It is unfair to compare him to Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq or Hamid Kharzai of Afghanistan. Not that the comparison is not almost irresistibly tempting.

Karzai Suspends Talks With U.S. Over Taliban Negotiations

AP | DAVID RISING and AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.19.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the...

Karzai Confirms U.S. Gives Funds To Afghan National Security Team

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that his national security team has been receiving payments from the U.S. government f...

U.S. Commander on Karzai's 'Collusion' Accusation: 'We Have Shed Too Much Blood Over the Past 12 Years'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.15.2013 | World
Dorian de Wind

It never seems to end in Afghanistan -- now the longest war in our nation's history. It never ceases to amaze us -- the twists and turns, the corruption, the backstabbing, the incompetence in, by and of that country and its leaders.

Afghan President Welcomes Withdrawal

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — President Barack Obama's decision to bring half of America's 66,000 troops home within a year was welcomed Wednesday by Afg...

Recommendations for a Prosperous Post-2014 Afghanistan

Anne Stevenson | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Anne Stevenson

This week, Mustafa Yasa, director of foreign relations for the Municipality of Kabul, has joined me in writing this column. We plan to share with read...

Karzai Cancels Trip Over Riot Concerns

AP | PATRICK QUINN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president canceled his official visit to Norway amid concerns following Mideast riots over a film that ridicules...

Karzai: Not So Fast, Parliament

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and KAY JOHNSON | Posted 10.05.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president responded Sunday to parliament's dismissal of his defense and interior ministers by retaining them ...

Obama Meets With Pakistani, Afghan Presidents

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama says the U.S. is making "diligent progress" on re-opening supply routes from Pakistan to Afghanistan. Obama an...

Bumping Up Presidential Elections?

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's president raised the prospect Thursday of holding presidential elections a year early to avoid a potentially ...

Afghan President Blasts U.S.: 'It Is By All Means The End Of The Rope Here'

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.16.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Warning he's at the "end of the rope" over civilian casualties, Afghanistan's president angrily accused the U.S. of not sha...

Afghan President Offers Condolences For French Soldiers Killed

AP | By HEIDI VOGT | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai offered his condolences to France's defense minister on Sunday, following the killing of four Fren...

War Power Lessons From the 93rd Congress and Why Libya and Afghan Wars Must Be Unwaged

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

As we continue to debate Libya's legality and draw down from Afghanistan, we should not so easily forget rationality. On Afghanistan, there is no longer a case for a continued and costly war. On Libya, the case has yet to be made in Congress.

CIA Chief 'Spider' Is Key To U.S. Relations With Karzai | SIOBHAN GORMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Obama administration has turned to the Central Intelligence Agency's station chief in Afghanistan to troubleshoot Washington's precarious relation...