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Karzai's demands may create a horrid future for Afghanistan
Karzai's demands may create a horrid future for Afghanistan

The Afghan people's most dangerous foe is not the Taliban. It's not Pakistan or al-Qaeda. No, it's their president, Hamid Karzai. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kabul earlier this month and spent more than 24 hours with Mr. Karzai, trying to work out an agreement that would allow a modest contingent of U.S. troops to remain in the country after 2014, to continue protecting Afghans from their enemies. The two men said they came to agreement on several important issues. But the pact remains hung up on one key point: Mr. Karzai's insistence that American servicemen accused of a crime be tried in Afghan courts. Mr. Kerry made it...

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