KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The elder brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Friday he dropped AP Interview: Karzai’s Brother On Afghan Vote - -
Hamid Karzai's brother dropped out of race so succeed him as Afghanistan's next president, leaving Zalmai Rassoul as Karzai's likely preferred candidate. The post Karzai’s Brother Exits Afghanistan’s Presidential Race, Clearing Path For Top Aide appeared first on ThinkProgress.
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
- This is just difficult to even write. The Iraqi government is killing civilians in the Falluja region. - President Hamid Karzai: The war here in Afghanistan wasn’t in our interest and I express “extreme anger” at the U.S. government,...Show More Summary
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 President Hamid Karzai says he's "done enough; it’s time for me to move on." But ahead of April's elections to replace him, Karzai is reflecting on his time as president—and his anger at the US government—in a lengthy Washington Post interview. Furious about civilian casualties of the...
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
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."
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
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 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
Over the past few months, the Obama administration has made the case –both quietly and vociferously – for Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security agreement that would allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond this year. Show More Summary
Obama warns Afghan president of full troop withdrawal (via AFP) President Barack Obama told Hamid Karzai that he is now planning for a full US troop withdrawal because of the Afghan leader’s repeated refusal to sign a security pact. But in a rare telephone call with President Karzai, Obama also held out the possibility…
Ex-PH2 sends us a link to the Associated Press which reports that President Obama called the Taliban’s chief propagandist, Hamid Karzai, for the first time since last summer and threatened to pull all US troops out of Afghanistan if the nation doesn’t sign the agreement that the two parties had negotiated last year for a […]
1. Obama warns of a total withdrawal from AfghanistanPresident Obama told the Pentagon to prepare a plan for a complete withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan at the end of the year, in case Afghan President Hamid Karzai doesn't sign a long-term security agreement. Show More Summary
America’s longest war may be over by the end of this year, and it is making Afghans and neighbors like Pakistan nervous. On Tuesday President Obama called Afghan president Hamid Karzai for…
President Obama throws his counterpart in Afghanistan an anchor: President Obama, apparently resigned to President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to sign a long-term security agreement with the United States before he leaves office, told him in a phone call on Tuesday that he had instructed the Pentagon to begin planning for a complete withdrawal of American […]
U.S. President Barack Obama told Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday that America will be prepared for a complete military withdrawal from Afghanistan by the end of 2014. Obama proposed complete disengagement from Afghanistan because...Show More Summary
Barack Obama made it clear to Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai on Tuesday that unless the two countries could arrive on a “bilateral security agreement,” US forces would move forward with plans for a draw down. The departure of American troops will continue throughout 2014 and the White House claims the end goal is to have... Show More Summary
Better times: Afghan President Hamid Karzai listens to U.S. President Barack Obama during the Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement signing ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 2, 2012. (White House/Pete...Show More Summary