Hamid Karzai


Obama Should Read WikiLeaks Docs

While US presidents and European leaders have long viewed Afghanistan as a strategic square on the global chessboard, Pakistan sees its Afghan neighbour in the context of a fierce regional

Egypt a Big Challenge for the Obama Administration

Juan Cole, a Professor of History at the University of Michigan, has stressed that Egypt, after decades of being unproblematic for the US, may be on the verge of becoming

Beyond Islamists

This nagging issue just will not go away: How do local or foreign governments best deal with leading Islamist groups in the Middle East and South Asia? Do you engage,

Their view: Will administration continue to allow autocracy in Egypt

While the Obama administration was occupied with hosting a difficult ally - Afghan President Hamid Karzai - on Tuesday, another problematic friend took a big step toward perpetuating his corrupt

America and the Dictators: From Ngo Dinh Diem to Hamid Karzai

The Obama administration’s devolving relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul is also an eerie summary of relations between the Kennedy administration and South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem

Talking to the Taliban

The new Afghan strategy marks a fresh start but great obstacles to a peaceful settlement - and no doubt a lot more fighting - still lie ahead, says Patrick Seale.

Get Out Of My Country

Hamid Karzai was sworn in for another term as Afghanistan's President this morning. This against the backdrop of explosive news here in Canada that in 2006 and 2007, senior government