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US must explain Afghan anti-terror failure, seek intl help to fix it – ex-president Karzai to RT

RT - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The dire security situation in Afghanistan is a vivid example and consequence of extremism being used as a geopolitical tool by some states, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai told RT in an exclusive interview ahead of the Moscow Conference on ...
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Karzai: Taliban must renounce violence if 'considering they are sons of Afghanistan'

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Hamid Karzai The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called on Taliban to renounce violence and join hands with the other countrymen in rebuilding the country if 'they consider themselves sons of Afghanistan'.
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Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Resumé: What the Record Shows

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎3 hours ago‎
During Clinton's years as secretary of state, the relations between President Hamid Karzai and the U.S. careened from crisis to crisis as Karzai was obliged to express outrage at U.S.

US should cooperate with RIC to defeat terrorism: Karzai

Russia and India Report - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The United States should cooperate with Russia, China and India in order to defeat international terrorism, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai told the RT broadcaster in an interview published Wednesday. Karzai has arrived in Russia to participate in ...
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The future is uncertain

Calcutta Telegraph - ‎22 hours ago‎
Eleven years of relative stability in Afghanistan - even if it was artificial and window-dressed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces - when Hamid Karzai took over as elected president on December 7, 2004, are ending. The Indian taxpayer ...
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Afghan Forces Begin Mission to Break Taliban's Grip on Highway

New York Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Since the ouster of the Taliban government in 2001, Oruzgan has been largely run by strongmen allied with former President Hamid Karzai through his Popalzai tribe. One of those was General Khan, the powerful Oruzgan figure who made a fortune as a ...

Comment: what it looks like inside our longest war

SBS (blog) - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
In a C-130 Hercules an RAAF pilot navigates entry to the Coalition base at the Hamid Karzai International Airport. To both Iraq and Afghanistan, defence force personnel are armed.
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Anzac legacy brings longest war into focus

SBS - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Flanked by the flags of the host of nations that have contributed to the coalition effort in the war-torn country, about 100 people from various armed forces as well as dignitaries on Monday came together at Hamid Karzai International Airport to ...
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Stronger Russia Guarantor for Strong, Secure Afghanistan - Karzai

Sputnik International - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"A stronger and more affirmative Russia is a guarantor of stability and safety in Afghanistan," Karzai said at the 5th Moscow conference on international security.

Change of Command kicks off yearlong 80th anniversary celebrations for Windsor Regiment

Windsor Star - ‎May 1, 2016‎
He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2005 with U.S.-led combined security transition command during Operation Enduring Freedom, where he was awarded the Order of Mir Masjedi Khan by former Afghan President Hamid Karzai for “his contribution to peace ...

Global powers need more mutual trust, Karzai says

China.org.cn - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
As oil continues to play an important role in the world economy and all countries need it, Hamid Karzai, former president of Afghanistan, says he hopes oil prices will stabilize so that countries that need economic stability, such as Saudi Arabia ...

Former Bagram detainee may have played role in last week's Kabul attack

Stars and Stripes - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Now, according to news reports, the suicide bomber may have been a former prisoner who was released by then-president Hamid Karzai in 2014. Afghanistan's 1TV News and Khaama Press have reported that the alleged bomber, Abdul Wali, had been ...
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Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Despite trying to smooth over relations with Pakistan after taking over the country from his predecessor, Hamid Karzai, Ghani's stance was clear.
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Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work

The Diplomat - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Apparently, Ghani has reverted back to former Afghan President Hamid Karzai's policy of blaming Pakistan for not doing enough to tackle cross border infiltration.

Choice of Khalilzad Does Not Inspire Confidence in Trump's Isolationism : But is Trump Better on Foreign Policy than ...

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
He served the George W. Bush administration as a National Security Council adviser, cultivating particularly close ties to Afghan leader Hamid Karzai, who presided over the world's leading “narco-state” ranking near bottom on the world's corruption ...
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The world's top military brass ponders how to respond to global terrorism

Russia Direct - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, remembers the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan in 1979, using it to explain how disagreements and pursuing one's own interest can affect anti-terrorism campaigns.
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Lines of Resistance

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Others threaten divine vengeance against the enemy: “May God destroy your tank and your drone,/you who've destroyed my village, my home.

The hidden costs of doing business in Afghanistan

Devex - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
President Ashraf Ghani's administration is still working to clear the air of some practices inherited from former President Hamid Karzai. One reason the tax dispute issue has attracted attention is that in addition to development companies, it has also ...
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Is Afghanistan descending into era of civil war again?

DailyO - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Ghani reiterated that terrorism is an international problem and hence needs to be fought together. Referring to his predecessor Hamid Karzai's releasing of some Taliban leaders, he said that the "time for unjustified amnesty" is over, calling on the ...

Anti-Russian sanctions not to be successful — former Afghan president

TASS - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
ASTANA, April 21. /TASS/. Western sanctions against Russia will not be successful, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Thursday during the XIII Eurasian Media Forum.
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