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Hamid Karzai

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  • U.S. airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghan soldiers

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. airstrike hit an Afghan army outpost early Thursday morning, killing five Afghan soldiers and injuring seven others, U.S. and Afghan officials said. Officials in the Charkh district of eastern Logar province, where the...
  • U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops

    U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military offered its condolences Thursday after an airstrike on an Afghan army outpost mistakenly killed five Afghan soldiers and injured at least seven. The predawn strike in eastern Afghanistan's Logar province,...
  • Taliban threatens to attack presidential election in Afghanistan

    Taliban threatens to attack presidential election in Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban threatened to attack next month’s presidential election in Afghanistan, calling on its followers “to use all force” in targeting poll workers and political activists and to disrupt balloting. “We...
  • Enabling Hamid Karzai

    He's done it again. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has startled and dismayed the world. After an arduous diplomatic process to define the terms of a future international presence in Afghanistan, he balked at the last second, like a white-eyed horse in...
  • U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal

    U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to resolve a tense standoff with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were exploring on Tuesday whether they could bypass him and get other senior officials to sign a security deal authorizing American troops to remain...
  • U.S. looks to smartphones and satellites to monitor Afghan projects

     U.S. looks to smartphones and satellites to monitor Afghan projects
    WASHINGTON — As the U.S. military presence dwindles in Afghanistan, officials are finalizing a $200-million plan to use smartphones, GPS-enabled cameras and satellite imagery to monitor relief projects that will continue in areas deemed too remote...
  • Taliban leader calls for peace talks, new attacks on foreign troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The reclusive leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban said Tuesday that his militant group was willing to begin peace negotiations, even as he urged stepped-up attacks on foreign troops to force them out of the country. In a...
  • Afghanistan civilian casualties up sharply this year, U.N. says

    Afghanistan civilian casualties up sharply this year, U.N. says
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan grew by almost 25% in the first half of this year as Afghan forces assumed more responsibility for the nation’s security, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday....
  • U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...
  • Karzai says he might leave it to successor to sign U.S. accord

    Karzai says he might leave it to successor to sign U.S. accord
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivered a tepid endorsement of a proposed 10-year security pact with the United States in a rambling speech to an Afghan tribal gathering here Thursday, but surprised attendees by saying Afghanistan...
  • It's A Gray Area: U.S. should not intervene overseas

    One of the first things done when our country was founded in 1787 was establish the United States Department of War. This agency lasted until 1947, when it was re-organized and re-named the U.S. Department of Defense. But given our history since that...
  • U.S. may leave Karzai out of Afghanistan security pact

    U.S. may leave Karzai out of Afghanistan security pact
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to close a deal by year's end on the future of American troops in Afghanistan are exploring ways to bypass the country's mercurial president, Hamid Karzai, who negotiated the agreement but now refuses to sign it....