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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

Ghani's powerful message: Thank you.

Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, came to Washington this week and expressed something that we hadn't heard from his predecessor, Hamid Karzai: gratitude. Ghani praised the sacrifices of American troops who have fought to defend his country against the Taliban. "You stood shoulder to...

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 […]

Afghanistan Swears In New Leader Amid Violence

WASHINGTON — Afghanistan has inaugurated their first new president, after Hamid Karzai’s latest term ended, while the Taliban has attacked Westerners and locals at an alarming rate. Reuters reported that Ashraf Ghani was sworn in on Monday to head a power-sharing government, but it comes at a time when the West and NATO are pulling […]

The Misunderstanding of Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan's president of 13 years exits the stage, and leaves behind him a slew of missed opportunities.

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

Afghanistan swears in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as new president; bomb attacks kill at least a dozen

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai was sworn in Monday as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.

Afghanistan's New President: 'Hold Me Accountable'

9 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai takes over from Hamid Karzai after a disputed election that forced a unity government with rival candidate Abdullah Abdullah.

Ghani inaugurated as Afghanistan's president

Ashraf Ghani took the oath of office as Afghanistan's new president on Monday, taking over the job from Hamid Karzai in the first democratic transfer of power in the country's history. Ghani, a former World Bank official, was sworn in...Show More Summary

10 things you need to know today: September 29, 2014

1. Ghani inaugurated as Afghanistan's presidentAshraf Ghani took the oath of office as Afghanistan's new president on Monday, taking over the job from Hamid Karzai in the first democratic transfer of power in the country's history. Ghani,...Show More Summary

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