More Hamid Karzai Articles

  • Obama hails Afghan election as 'important milestone'

    President Obama on Saturday hailed the presidential election in Afghanistan as an “important milestone,” as the U.S. and allies ready to withdraw military forces. “On behalf of the American people, I congratulate the millions of Afghans who enthusiastically participated in today’s...

  • Afghanistan's Karzai steps up Pakistan accusations

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, 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. Karzai routinely...

  • 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. There has been no shortage of criticism of Karzai in recent years. His mercurial behavior and inability or unwillingness...

  • Donald Rumsfeld blasts Obama administration for failure in Afghanistan

    Rumsfeld, speaking to Greta Van Susteren on Fox News, pointed out that instead of reaching out and supporting Karzai, members of the Obama administration - including Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- went out of their way to "trash" him.

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