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US Has Yet to Meet Conditions to Extend Stay in Afghanistan – Ex-President

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that United States has not yet fulfilled two major conditions in order to remain on Afghan soil beyond 2016.

Afghanistan Hopes to Become Full Member of SCO - Karzai

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said that Afghanistan should become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Putin Tells Karzai Situation in Afghanistan Causes Serious Concern

Russia is seriously concerned about increasing influence of Islamic State and Taliban in Afghanistan, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday during talks with former Afghan president Hamid Karzai.

Bomber who killed Afghan president's cousin hid explosives under cap

A young suicide bomber with explosives hidden beneath his cap assassinated a politically influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, a provincial official said.

A Bad Af-Pak Deal

The former Afghan president Hamid Karzai seems mad at his successor and ex-chief advisor, President Ashraf Ghani, for brokering a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) and the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan's powerful intelligence agency. Show More Summary

How to Create an Afghan Blackwater

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Anand Gopal, TomDispatch Just as Afghan men had once flocked to the Taliban, in 2001 they threw their weight behind a new power: the government of President Hamid Karzai.

Hamid Karzai Isn’t Crazy

Is Afghan President Hamid Karzai acting crazy again? Had he watched President Obama’s State of the Union address last month, Karzai would have noticed that the evening’s first standing ovation—and a bipartisan one, at that—came...Show More Summary

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Expected To Get Warm Reception From Congress

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is untested as a leader, yet he is expected to get a warm reception from both Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill. The reason: He's not former Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The White...Show More Summary

US Slows Withdrawal of Troops From Afghanistan

Afghan's new president gets along much better with the US than did predecessor Hamid Karzai, and today that paid off for him: President Obama agreed to Ashraf Ghani's request to slow down the withdrawal of US troops from the country. Under the original plan, nearly half of the approximately 10,...

An Afghan’s Sentiment for an Ally: Gratitude

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

In his first official visit to the United States, President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan established a stark contrast with his predecessor Hamid Karzai.

Afghans to start night raids again next year

Hamid Karzai, the most Taliban man in Afghanistan, banned night raids last year to help his pals out in their war against Karzai’s government. According to Stars & Stripes, and the New York Times, the new Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani, is going to lift that ban with the coming of the new year; Afghan National […]

Afghan government signs security pact with the U.S.

Afghanistan's new government signed a long-delayed security agreement with the U.S. on Tuesday, a day after the inauguration of President Ashraf Ghani. His predecessor, Hamid Karzai, had refused to sign, partly over his anger over civilian deaths. Show More Summary

Exit Hamid Karzai, Afghan Legend

After thirteen years as President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai has said goodbye to the Arg

New Afghan president sworn in after disputed vote

9 months agoNews : The Newsroom

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Slams U.S. Foreign Policy in Farewell Speech

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, You’ve got to hand it to the brain surgeons running America’s foreign policy. They possess an uncanny ability to seamlessly forge alliances, break alliances and turn former allies...Show More Summary

Afghanistan's outgoing leader takes shots at U.S., Pakistan

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai took parting shots Tuesday at Pakistan and the United States, saying neither has genuinely worked toward peace in his country.

A house fit for a king becomes too grand for Afghan President Karzai

10 months agoNews : BlogPost

The sprawling white estate on the grounds of Afghanistan’s presidential palace was designed as President Hamid Karzai’s retirement home, where he could settle down like royalty but still keep a watchful eye over his successor. Read full article >>

U.N. says 'not possible' to finish Afghan vote audit by September 2

10 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Afghanistan's U.N. representative told President Hamid Karzai on Thursday it was "not possible" to finish an audit of a disputed election by Sept. 2, when Karzai had hoped to see a new leader inaugurated, Karzai's office said. The United Nations is supervising the audit of votes from a run-off ballot between the two candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani.

Karzai packs up even as Afghan election dispute rumbles on

10 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said Thursday, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor. Karzai, who has lived...Show More Summary

Afghan president's cousin killed by suicide bomber

Afghanistan's outgoing president, Hamid Karzai, lost a cousin, Hashmat Khalil Karzai, to a suicide bombing on Tuesday. The late Karzai was a "staunch supporter of the president," the Associated Press reports, and he was involved in the country's campaign to select Hamid Karzai's successor. Show More Summary

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