Hamid Karzai

Conferences, calendars and caveats

The much-hyped Kabul Conference saw the international community able to successfully gather in Afghanistan — and then leave.

| Aug 01, 2010

Tattered parachute

The internationals are preparing to bail out of Afghanistan, presenting impractical quick-fix solutions.

| Mar 01, 2010

Is it over?

Afghanistan's elections went on and on, but offered more questions than answers.

| Dec 01, 2009

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