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Karzai Condemns Air Strike Over ‘Civilian Casualties’

3 days agoNews : Truthdig

Karzai condemns air strike over ‘civilian casualties’ (via AFP) Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday condemned a US air strike in an eastern border province that allegedly killed a woman and two of her children. The incident occurred overnight in a village in Nadir Shah Kot district in the province of Khost,…

Facing violence and threats from the Taliban, Afghan voters still turn out

Following a dozen years under Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's leadership, Afghan voters turned out at the polls on Saturday to elect the first president of the post-American era in their country. U.S. troops were ordered to remain out of sight throughout the voting, so that the process would truly be "Afghan-owned," The Washington Post reported. Show More Summary

Voters overwhelm polling stations in Afghanistan

Afghan woman crowd a polling location in Bamiyan on Saturday to cast their ballots for the country’s next president. Despite fears of violence, millions of people came out to vote for President Hamid Karzai’s replacement. Credit: Shefayee/AFP/Getty...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know today: April 5, 2014

1. Afghan voters turn out at election pollsFollowing a dozen years under Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's leadership, Afghan voters turned out at the polls on Saturday to elect their first president of the post-American era in the country. Show More Summary

What pushed U.S.-Afghan relations over the edge?

[Watch Video] New York Times correspondent Carlotta Gall talks about her coverage of the war in Afghanistan and why she chooses conflict areas to report. The relationship between U.S. officials and Afghan President Hamid Karzai tookShow More Summary

Preparing for Progress: 14 Photos From Afghanistan Before Historic Election

As April 5 approaches, Afghans prepare for the third presidential election in the nation since the fall of the Taliban in 2001 as Hamid Karzai, who has been president since 2004, steps down. Of some 31 million people living in Afghanistan,...Show More Summary

The upcoming 2014 Afghan election

Afghans will head to the polls on Saturday April 5 to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai and to decide the make-up of 34 provincial councils in elections seen as a benchmark of progress since the Taliban were ousted from power in 2001. Show More Summary

Afghan President Karzai blames Pakistan for recent attacks

Hamid Karzai accused Pakistan of being behind a recent series of attacks and of blocking his government from striking a peace deal with the Taliban, the Afghan president’s office said Sunday.

Mixed legacy for Karzai as Afghan president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans go to the polls next weekend to choose a new president, and that in itself may one day be considered Hamid Karzai's greatest achievement.

Afghanistan: With Friends Like These…

The cases of backstabbing, of biting the hand that feeds him and his nation, by Afghan President Hamid Karzai are legion. His “conciliatory” policy toward the Taliban who have killed more than 2,000 of our troops is disgusting. His actions and statements trashing the United States and allies are too numerous to list. His refusal [...]

Karzai Snubs West – Supports Russian Invasion of Crimea

It’s his special way of saying Thank You, America. Afghan President Hamid Karzai snubbed Western leaders in supporting the Russian invasion of Crimea. FOX News reported: Afghan President Hamid Karzai, already at odds with the U.S. over a vital security … Continue reading ?

Afghans Don't Need Help Securing Country, Karzai Says

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai says that more than a decade of warfare was imposed on his country by the U.S. conflict with the Taliban.

AP Interview: Karzai’s Brother On Afghan Vote

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The elder brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Friday he dropped AP Interview: Karzai’s Brother On Afghan Vote - -

The Daily Show explains Hamid Karzai's 'Afghan Hustle'

After 12 years of U.S. troops in his country, Afghan President Hamid Karzai is less than thrilled with America. That's funny, said Jon Stewart on Wednesday night's Daily Show, since the U.S. has build 4,000 schools and 2,500 miles of...Show More Summary

Can We Afford Another Failed State in Afghanistan? Beyond the 2014 Drawdown

President Obama has threatened a full U.S. troop drawdown from Afghanistan by the end of this year unless Afghan President Hamid Karzai signs a security agreement with the U.S. Obama didn't say anything about "the asking price" of the controversial agreement, nor did he say much about the Afghan state the U.S would be leaving behind. Show More Summary

Afghanistan’s President is Furious at the Way the U.S. Has Conducted the War

In an emotional interview with the Washington Post, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has opened up about his disappointment with the way the U.S. has fought the war in his country, saying the high number of civilian casualties made him question whether the war had been worth it. Show More Summary

Outgoing Afghan President Karzai Says U.S. Betrayed Him

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

In an interview with the Washington Post, the departing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, said that "Afghans died in a war that's not ours."

One Of The Most Important Questions On Afghanistan Is One That No One Is Asking

At this point, The White House has pretty much thrown in the towel on negotiations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who refuses to sign a bilateral security agreement that would leave a small force of U.S. troops in his country after 2014. Show More Summary

The Good War and the Bad Afghan Leader

President Barack Obama called Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s bluff Tuesday. Obama let it be known that because Karzai is unlikely to sign a bilateral security agreement — essential to keeping some U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014...Show More Summary

The US Is Inching Closer To Total Withdrawal From Afghanistan

The White House is signalling toward the likelihood of a complete withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan by the end of this year, The Washington Post is reporting. With Afghan President Hamid Karzai's refusal to sign a long-termShow More Summary

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