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Karzai Refuses to Budge on Security Pact

Afghan President Hamid Karzai vented his frustration over continuing civilian casualties and home raids during NATO operations on Saturday, reiterating that he...

Karzai: Increasingly Problematic Ally in Afghanistan

Last weekend, when Afghan President Hamid Karzai called for reduced military operations and an outright end to night raids by U.S.-led forces, he made one person...

Obama and Karzai: A Relationship in Progress

"Last question" had already been called in the conference room on Air Force One high above the Caspian Sea, Sunday, on its secret journey to Kabul. But a...

Karzai Sworn In: Now, on to the Next Afghan Crisis

Afghan President Hamid Karzai took his oath of office for his second term Thursday, Nov. 19, in a stately inauguration ceremony at the presidential palace...

Karzai Wants Security Firms Out of Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's decree ordering private security companies operating in Afghanistan to leave the country by year's end complicates U.S. strategy...

The Moment

The Obama administration's realism was on display during Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit to Washington. The American ambassador to Kabul once famously...

Wide-Open Afghan Presidential Race Kicks Off

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghanistan's presidential race kicked off Monday as election authorities began accepting the nominations of would-be candidates, the...