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...of shunning the militants.But it appears the flaw in the plan was with the quality of Afghans chosen by President Hamid Karzai to govern and police the area after most of the fighting ended. And that adds to growing doubts about the entire country's...

...on its own.With combat forces from the U.S.-led coalition winding down a 13-year presence and the mercurial Hamid Karzai stepping aside, the country's new leader will find an altered landscape as he replaces the only president Afghans...

...recognize any results it releases. He also suggested that the United Nations step in, an idea supported by President Hamid Karzai, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term.The IEC's official timetable says initial results are...

...of its political office in Qatar. That office was reportedly closed last year after a dispute with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and its role in the exchange may be an indication that it is functioning.In Pakistan, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman...

...In a phone call Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged "mistakes" and asked Afghan President Hamid Karzai to allow American forces to enter Afghan homes in "exceptional circumstances" as the two sides rushed to finalize...

BAGRAM, Afghanistan - President Hamid Karzai welcomed Monday's handover of the main American-run prison to Afghan forces as a victory for Afghan sovereignty, though he...

...plans to train Afghan forces so that most foreign troops can withdraw from the country by the end of 2014. President Hamid Karzai's government hopes Afghan forces can take responsibility for security nationwide by that time.The U.S. military...
Army takes over, Marines leave Afghan base

...the two-mile tunnel, which will ease aid deliveries from countries to the north. Meanwhile, Afghan Prime Minister Hamid Karzai, on his first trip abroad since taking office, met with Saudi Arabia's rulers, King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah...
Obama's insincere war

...sat there," he writes, "I thought: The president doesn't trust his commander, can't stand [Afghan leader Hamid] Karzai, doesn't believe in his own strategy and doesn't consider the war to be his. For him, it's all about getting...
Where is bin Laden? Anthrax killer?

...and the desire to track down the man behind the worst terrorist attack on America, it was left to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sound a note of confidence about the progress made against both al-Qaida and the Taliban militia. ''They are...


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