EVERY six months Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, finds an excuse to nip down to India, a close ally to his government. This week he was in Jalandhar, in Punjab, to accept an honorary degree from a big private college: Lovely Professional University. Show More Summary
(Washington) -- When the New York Times reported recently that the CIA routinely provides cash payments to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, totaling in the tens...
At a stopover in Jalandhar Monday on his way to New Delhi for meetings with Indian officials, Afghan President Hamid Karzai was presented with an honorary doctorate from what claims to be India's largest private university. Indian President...Show More Summary
Afghanistan's parliament has blocked a law banning violence against women in what is being seen as a serious blow to the progress of women's rights.President Hamid Karzai approved the legislation by decree in 2009 but the country's politicians...Show More Summary
Blasts kill nine people and wound 70 in a gated community in Kandahar linked to the family of President Hamid Karzai.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he is ready to let the U.S. have nine bases in the country after the 2014 combat troop pullout, but wants Washington’s “security and economic guarantees” first. Speaking at aShow More Summary
A U.S. soldier faces possible disciplinary action for allegedly throwing stones at a picture of Afghan President Hamid Karzai in an eastern Afghanistan province several days ago. The provincial government investigated reports of the stoning, and complained to U.S. Show More Summary
We previously discussed how the CIA has delivered millions in cash in bags to the office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Karzai’s family and friends are have been denounced as openly corrupt. Despite these reports of grotesque corruption, the money continues to flow into Karzai’s pockets even as he attacks the U.S. and Americans as [...]
Speaking for the first time in Afghanistan since it was revealed that he had been taking massive payoffs from the CIA, Afghan president Hamid Karzai reiterated his confidence that the payoffs would continue and that the flow of cash for bribes and appeasing local warlords was absolutely necessary for continuing stability in Afghanistan. Read more...
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that the CIA's station chief in Kabul has assured him that regular funding the U.S. intelligence agency gives his government will not be cut off.
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams had a most peculiar reaction to revelations that:Afghan president Hamid Karzai receives regular deliveries of cash from the Central Intelligence Agency.
There are few hard and fast rules in espionage, but this is one of them: Never admit to taking CIA money. Afghan President Hamid Karzai did just that when he confessed to press allegations that for more than a decade he’d been regularly collecting CIA stipends. Show More Summary
Afghan President Hamid Karzai confirmed today that his national security team had been receiving payments from the U.S. government for the past 10 years.Karzai revealed the payments when he was asked about a story published in The New...Show More Summary
On Monday morning, the New York Times ran a story reporting that for the past decade the CIA has been funneling tens of millions of dollars, off-the-books, directly to the office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The payments, occasionally...Show More Summary
On Monday, the New York Times revealed that he CIA has been funneling tens of millions of dollars to Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The cash payments -- delivered to his office every month -- arrived in suitcases, backpacks, and plastic bags, and were meant to buy the mercurial leader's loyalty. Show More Summary
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has a sugar daddy, and its name is the Central Intelligence Agency. Or at least it had a sugar daddy. For over ten years, American spies greased Karzai's palms about once a month with suitcases, backpacks and even plastic grocery bags full of cash. Show More Summary
Hamid Karzai was responding to a New York Times report that his office took secret CIA money for a decade.
Word that the CIA gave Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office tens of millions of dollars in cash over a decade is a weird blend of shocking and entirely unsurprising. After all, when it comes to dollars, Karzai made his goals pretty clear as far back as December 2008. The New York Times reported Monday that [...]
CIA ‘gave millions in cash’ to Karzai over the years (via AFP) The CIA has delivered tens of millions of dollars in cash packed in suitcases and backpacks to the office of Afghan President Hamid Karzai for more than a decade, the New York Times reported Monday. “We called it ‘ghost money’,” Khalil Roman, Karzai’s [...]
Bags of cash were sent to the office of President Hamid Karzai for more than a decade, says the New York Times.