By Paul Bedard | 12/03/13 08:38 AM
The Duck Dynasty family's new Christmas album, “Duck the Halls,” is winning attention not just because it is the No. 5 top seller on Amazon's music charts, beating Barbra Streisand, Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus, but because it lends a sympathetic shoulder to families of soldiers on long...
By James Jay Carafano | 12/01/13 03:56 PM
Jalaluddin Haqqani left a horrible legacy before he gave up active leadership of the Pakistan-based network of Islamist extremists he founded. Haqqani believed Muslims across the world had a duty to “offer themselves” to the cause of fighting the Russians in Afghanistan. And many answered...
12/01/13 08:28 PM
The California Democrat tells CNN's "State of the Union" that Karzai is "so much the victim of what thought occurs to him right at the moment based on some anger that he feels about something that may not even be related."
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/26/13 12:37 PM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Tuesday said the U.S. was surprised by Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s new conditions for signing a postwar security accord and that she was “sad and disappointed” by the delay. “It was stuff we had not seen or heard before in some respects,”...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 04:53 PM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Monday warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai that his refusal to sign a post-war security accord was “not viable” and that further delays would force the U.S. to begin planning for the withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan.
By Susan Crabtree | 11/25/13 11:15 AM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice is in Afghanistan to meet with government officials and visit with U.S. troops to celebrate Thanksgiving, the White House said Monday. The visit will include meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to the Associated Press. The trip, which...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/22/13 01:40 PM
The White House on Friday pressed Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a post-war security agreement with the U.S. by year’s end, saying that the administration has “submitted our final offer on the text.” “We are not open to rewriting it,” said White House press secretary Jay...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/21/13 03:50 PM
The White House cautiously urged Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a security agreement as soon as possible after he appeared to balk early Thursday, arguing that it is in the best interest of his country and U.S. national security. “It's important for the Afghan government to get this...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/21/13 10:40 AM
In a surprise move, Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared to pour cold water on the chances for an immediate security deal with the U.S., saying that because of the mistrust' between him and Washington, any agreement should wait until his successor is elected. “The agreement should be...
11/21/13 07:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama, in letter to Karzai, says security agreement will show 'respect for Afghan sovereignty'
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