Hamid Karzai on Huffington Post http://s.huffpost.com/images/HuffingtonPost_250x20.png tag:www.huffingtonpost.com,2012:/tag/hamid-karzai Huffington Post Michael Hughes: How U.S. Taxpayers Are Funding the Taliban (Updated) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-hughes/how-us-taxpayers-are-fund_b_1556454.html 2012-05-30T14:45:12Z 2012-05-30T14:42:49Z Michael Hughes http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-hughes/ The U.S. has been financing both sides of the war in Afghanistan since 2001 as a startling percentage of foreign aid continues to flood Taliban coffers on a daily basis, according to Douglas A. Wissing in his new book. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/world">World</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/books">Books</a>, <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/abdul-qayum-karzai">Abdul-Qayum-Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/vietnam">Vietnam</a>, <a href="/tag/usaid">Usaid</a>, <a href="/tag/world-news">World News</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Moisés Naím: The Rise of the Mafia State http://www.huffingtonpost.com/moises-naim/mafia-state_b_1556188.html 2012-05-30T12:17:50Z 2012-05-30T12:13:32Z Moisés Naím http://www.huffingtonpost.com/moises-naim/ The assumptions that there is nothing new regarding crime and corruption and that these plagues are an inevitable part of the human experience are clouding an important change: the ascent of the mafia state, an old player that has gained renewed potency. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/corruption">Corruption</a>, <a href="/tag/venezuela">Venezuela</a>, <a href="/tag/mafia-state">Mafia State</a>, <a href="/tag/guinea-bissau">Guinea-Bissau</a>, <a href="/tag/organized-crime">Organized Crime</a>, <a href="/tag/bulgaria">Bulgaria</a>, <a href="/tag/ukraine">Ukraine</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/graft">Graft</a>, <a href="/tag/montenegro">Montenegro</a>, <a href="/tag/myanmar">Myanmar</a>, <a href="/tag/ahmed-wali-karzai">Ahmed Wali Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/north-korea">North Korea</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Ida Lichter, M.D.: Women In The Muslim World Need Genuine Reform http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ida-lichter-md/women-in-the-muslim-world-need-genuine-reform_b_1536386.html 2012-05-24T07:35:05Z 2012-05-24T07:43:00Z Ida Lichter, M.D. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ida-lichter-md/ Is misogyny prevalent and gaining traction in the Muslim world and why did most women vote for Islamists in Middle East elections? <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/islamic-dress">Islamic Dress</a>, <a href="/tag/womens-rights">Women&#039;s Rights</a>, <a href="/tag/muslim-brotherhood">Muslim Brotherhood</a>, <a href="/tag/muslim-women">Muslim Women</a>, <a href="/tag/hijab">Hijab</a>, <a href="/tag/female-circumcision">Female Circumcision</a>, <a href="/tag/arab-spring">Arab Spring</a>, <a href="/tag/islam">Islam</a>, <a href="/tag/shirin-ebadi">Shirin Ebadi</a>, <a href="/tag/muslim-reformers">Muslim-Reformers</a>, <a href="/tag/turkey">Turkey</a>, <a href="/tag/aceh">Aceh</a>, <a href="/tag/suffragettes">Suffragettes</a>, <a href="/tag/one-million-signatures-campaign">One Million Signatures Campaign</a>, <a href="/tag/women-reformers">Women Reformers</a>, <a href="/tag/nigeria">Nigeria</a>, <a href="/tag/king-abdullah">King Abdullah</a>, <a href="/tag/reform">Reform</a>, <a href="/tag/iran">Iran</a>, <a href="/tag/fgm">Fgm</a>, <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/political-islam">Political Islam</a>, <a href="/tag/azza-al-jarf">Azza Al-Jarf</a>, <a href="/tag/misogynist">Misogynist</a>, <a href="/tag/freedom-and-justice-party">Freedom and Justice Party</a>, <a href="/tag/tuareg">Tuareg</a>, <a href="/tag/egypt">Egypt</a>, <a href="/tag/saudi-arabia">Saudi Arabia</a>, <a href="/tag/president-hamid-karzai">President Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/discriminatory-laws">Discriminatory Laws</a>, <a href="/tag/oppressive-laws">Oppressive Laws</a>, <a href="/tag/wahhabi">Wahhabi</a>, <a href="/tag/kuwait">Kuwait</a>, <a href="/tag/islamists">Islamists</a>, <a href="/tag/caning">Caning</a>, <a href="/tag/dissidents">Dissidents</a>, <a href="/tag/yemen">Yemen</a>, <a href="/tag/islamic-holy-sites">Islamic Holy Sites</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/wajeha-al-huwaider">Wajeha Al-Huwaider</a>, <a href="/tag/rallies">Rallies</a>, <a href="/tag/insurgency">Insurgency</a>, <a href="/tag/boko-haram">Boko Haram</a>, <a href="/tag/religious-police">Religious Police</a>, <a href="/tag/feminists">Feminists</a>, <a href="/tag/brutal">Brutal</a>, <a href="/tag/muslim">Muslim</a>, <a href="/religion">Religion News</a></p> GOP Rep Banned In Foreign Territory http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/22/hamid-karzai-dana-rohrabacher_n_1536085.html 2012-05-22T11:17:13Z 2012-05-22T11:17:35Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ On his way to Kabul in March, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) suddenly found himself stranded in Dubai, banned from entering Afghanistan by Afghan Pr... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/dana-rohrabacher">Dana Rohrabacher</a>, <a href="/tag/rohrabacher-afghanistan">Rohrabacher Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit">Nato Summit</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Obama Meets With Pakistani, Afghan Presidents http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/21/obama-zardari-karzai_n_1534062.html 2012-05-21T16:04:11Z 2012-05-21T16:18:22Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ CHICAGO &mdash; President Barack Obama says the U.S. is making "diligent progress" on re-opening supply routes from Pakistan to Afghanistan.<br /> <br /> Obama an... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/pakistan-president-asif-ali-zardari">Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-president">Afghanistan President</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-president-hamid-karzai">Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit-2012">Nato Summit 2012</a>, <a href="/tag/president-barack-obama">President Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit-chicago">Nato Summit Chicago</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war-blog">Afghanistan War Blog</a>, <a href="/tag/pakistan">Pakistan</a>, <a href="/tag/pakistan-president">Pakistan President</a>, <a href="/tag/asif-ali-zardari">Asif Ali Zardari</a>, <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit">Nato Summit</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> U.S. Requests Help To Pay For Afghan Army http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/17/afghanistan-war-us-requests-help-afghan-army_n_1523808.html 2012-05-17T08:53:51Z 2012-05-17T08:53:56Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ WASHINGTON &mdash; Mapping the way out of an unpopular war, the United States and NATO are trying to build an Afghan army that can defend the country ... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghan-army-funding">Afghan Army Funding</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit-2012">Nato Summit 2012</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit-chicago">Nato Summit Chicago</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/nato">Nato</a>, <a href="/tag/chicago">Chicago</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-news">Afghanistan News</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit">Nato Summit</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/afghan-army">Afghan Army</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Tom Hayden: What Is Obama's Position on Afghanistan? Say It Again? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-hayden/what-is-obamas-position-o_b_1519739.html 2012-05-16T09:49:33Z 2012-05-16T09:49:12Z Tom Hayden http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-hayden/ Three years later, bin Laden is dead, the drones inflame Pakistan opinion and complicate a peace settlement, and 33,000 American troops are scheduled to pull out by the end of 2012 with "steady withdrawals" to continue after. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/nato">Nato</a>, <a href="/tag/chicago">Chicago</a>, <a href="/tag/pakistan">Pakistan</a>, <a href="/tag/occupy">Occupy</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/iraq">Iraq</a>, <a href="/tag/peace">Peace</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit-2012">Nato Summit 2012</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Sarwar Kashmeri: A Wedding in Kabul and the Strategic Partnership Agreement with Afghanistan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarwar-kashmeri/afghanistan-strategic-partnership_b_1407018.html 2012-05-11T17:25:15Z 2012-05-11T17:26:43Z Sarwar Kashmeri http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarwar-kashmeri/ The Afghan wife of a good friend called not long ago and asked if I'd accompany her to a wedding in Kabul. I wondered why she wasn't taking her husband. "Oh it is much too dangerous for an American but you would be OK," she exclaimed cheerily. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/sarwar-kashmeri">Sarwar Kashmeri</a>, <a href="/tag/kabul">Kabul</a>, <a href="/tag/nato">Nato</a>, <a href="/tag/enduring-strategic-partnership-agreement">Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-strategic-partnership-agreement">US-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/karzai">Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-security-agreement">Afghanistan Security Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan-visit">Obama Afghanistan Visit</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Poll: Only 27% Of Americans Back War In Afghanistan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/09/support-for-war-in-afghanistan-poll_n_1502205.html 2012-05-09T06:21:23Z 2012-05-09T06:31:23Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ WASHINGTON &mdash; Support for the war in Afghanistan has hit a new low and is on par with support for the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, a bad sign ... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/chris-solomon">Chris Solomon</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war-blog">Afghanistan War Blog</a>, <a href="/tag/war-in-afghanistan">War in Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/terrorism">Terrorism</a>, <a href="/tag/afghan-war">Afghan War</a>, <a href="/tag/elizabeth-kabalka">Elizabeth Kabalka</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/osama-bin-laden">Osama Bin Laden</a>, <a href="/tag/al-qaeda">Al Qaeda</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Karzai: 'Airstrikes Could Undermine US Pact' http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/08/afghanistan-airstrikes-us-pact-karzai_n_1500368.html 2012-05-08T13:22:51Z 2012-05-08T13:31:21Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ KABUL, Afghanistan &mdash; Afghanistan's president has warned that civilian casualties caused by NATO airstrikes could undermine the cooperation agree... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-pact">US Afghanistan Pact</a>, <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-agreement">Afghanistan Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war-blog">Afghanistan War Blog</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghan-president-hamid-karzai">Afghan President Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/us-military-afghanistan">US Military Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-president">Afghanistan President</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-drawdown">Afghanistan Drawdown</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Pessimistic Report Emerges On Obama Move http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/06/obama-afghanistan-taliban-_n_1489877.html 2012-05-06T12:14:35Z 2012-05-06T12:14:35Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ WASHINGTON -- The leaders of the congressional committees said Sunday they believed that the Taliban had grown stronger since President Barack Obama s... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/mike-rogers">Mike Rogers</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-taliban">Obama Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/dianne-feinstein">Dianne Feinstein</a>, <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Afghanistan Strategic Partnership May Hinge On Immunity For US Troops http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/03/afghanistan-strategic-partnership-immunity_n_1474628.html 2012-05-03T14:07:58Z 2012-05-03T14:07:54Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ KABUL, Afghanistan -- In his first public remarks since the finalization of a partnership agreement that would put U.S. troops in a supporting role by... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/aimal-faizi">Aimal Faizi</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghan-president-hamid-karzai">Afghan President Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-strategic-partnership">Afghanistan Strategic Partnership</a>, <a href="/tag/us-troops-afghanistan">US Troops Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Dennis Kucinich: New U.S.-Afghan Agreement Means We're Not Leaving Afghanistan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/02/dennis-kucinich-afghanistan_n_1471684.html 2012-05-02T15:18:05Z 2012-05-02T15:18:19Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ WASHINGTON -- For all the fanfare around President Barack Obama's speech on Tuesday declaring the war in Afghanistan over, at least one Democratic law... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/troops">Troops</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-troops">Afghanistan Troops</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/strategic-partnership-argreement">Strategic Partnership Argreement</a>, <a href="/tag/elections-2012">Elections 2012</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-karzai">Obama Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan-war">Obama Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Rep. Dennis Kucinich: We Are Not Exiting Afghanistan -- We Are Staying http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-dennis-kucinich/we-are-not-exiting-afghan_b_1471050.html 2012-05-02T11:54:00Z 2012-05-02T11:45:57Z Rep. Dennis Kucinich http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rep-dennis-kucinich/ The assertion that maintaining a long-term presence in the country is the best way to prevent future attacks on the U.S. belies the reality on the ground: that our mere presence is destabilizing. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/war-in-afghanistan">War in Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-strategic-partnership-agreement">US-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/president-obama">President Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/congressman-dennis-kucinich">Congressman Dennis Kucinich</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan-visit">Obama Afghanistan Visit</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war-blog">Afghanistan War Blog</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Richard N. Haass: Afghanistan: More Questions Than Answers http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-n-haass/afghanistan-more-question_b_1470705.html 2012-05-02T10:33:36Z 2012-05-02T10:34:08Z Richard N. Haass http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-n-haass/ Past sacrifice is a poor justification for continued sacrifice unless it is warranted. The truth is that while the United States still has interests in Afghanistan, none of them, other than opposing al-Qaeda, rise to the level of vital. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/afghan-war">Afghan War</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/tag/war-in-afghanistan">War in Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/terrorism">Terrorism</a>, <a href="/tag/foreign-affairs">Foreign Affairs</a>, <a href="/tag/war-on-terror">War on Terror</a>, <a href="/tag/osama-bin-laden">Osama Bin Laden</a>, <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/al-qaeda">Al Qaeda</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war-blog">Afghanistan War Blog</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Taliban Launch Deadly Attack On Kabul Hours After Obama Visit http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/02/taliban-launch-deadly-att_n_1469716.html 2012-05-02T00:48:47Z 2012-05-02T00:48:47Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ KABUL, Afghanistan &mdash; Afghanistan's president has branded his U.S. allies as corrupt, wasteful and contemptuous of Afghan lives. Once he even thr... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/zabiullah-mujahid">Zabiullah Mujahid</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/president-obama">President Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/war">War</a>, <a href="/tag/suicide-attack">Suicide Attack</a>, <a href="/tag/kabul">Kabul</a>, <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/al-qaeda">Al Qaeda</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Obama Hails 'New Day' In Afghanistan On Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/obama-afghanistan-bin-laden-_n_1469336.html 2012-05-01T21:10:00Z 2012-05-01T21:10:47Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ WASHINGTON -- In a dramatic address to Americans broadcast from a military hangar outside Kabul, Afghanistan, President Barack Obama on Tuesday trumpe... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/elections-2012">Elections 2012</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-osama-bin-laden">Obama Osama Bin Laden</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-karzai">Obama Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/al-queda">Al Queda</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-bin-laden">Obama Bin Laden</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/osama-bin-laden">Osama Bin Laden</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Obama Speaks In Afghanistan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/obama-speech-afghanistan_n_1468780.html 2012-05-01T19:16:39Z 2012-05-01T19:17:37Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday night to sign an agreement with President Hamid Karzai outlining the United Sta... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/foreign-affairs">Foreign Affairs</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-speech-afghanistan">Obama Speech Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-karzai">Obama Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/slideexpand">Slideexpand</a>, <a href="/tag/slidepollajax">Slidepollajax</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/tag/foreign-policy">Foreign Policy</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Malou Innocent: Security Pact Ensures America's Presence in Afghanistan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/malou-innocent/security-pact-ensures-ame_b_1469210.html 2012-05-01T18:27:22Z 2012-05-01T18:27:22Z Malou Innocent http://www.huffingtonpost.com/malou-innocent/ President Obama's arrival in Afghanistan and signing of the strategic partnership agreement with President Karzai supposedly represents yet another corner turned in our nearly eleven year (and counting) war. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/al-qaeda">Al Qaeda</a>, <a href="/tag/counterterrorism">Counterterrorism</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/terrorism">Terrorism</a>, <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/osama-bin-laden">Osama Bin Laden</a>, <a href="/tag/counterinsurgency">Counterinsurgency</a>, <a href="/tag/nation-building">Nation-Building</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> John McCain Praises Obama http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/john-mccain-obama-afghanistan-_n_1468999.html 2012-05-01T17:12:43Z 2012-05-01T17:21:01Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ John McCain is "pleased" to learn about President Obama's surprise visit to Afghanistan. Obama arrived in Kabul on Tuesday, the eve of the anniversary... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-kabul">Obama Kabul</a>, <a href="/tag/john-mccain">John McCain</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan-visit">Obama Afghanistan Visit</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/john-mccain-afghanistan">John Mccain Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-security-pact">US Afghanistan Security Pact</a>, <a href="/tag/john-mccain-obama">John Mccain Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/world-news">World News</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p> Obama, Karzai Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/obama-karzai-strategic-partnership-agreement_n_1468825.html 2012-05-01T16:26:27Z 2012-05-01T16:26:27Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ By BEN FELLER, Associated Press<br /> <br /> KABUL, Afghanistan -- President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan Tuesday night on the anniversary of the killi... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-agreement">US Afghanistan Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-strategic-partnership-agrement">US Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agrement</a>, <a href="/tag/obama">Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama-afghanistan">Barack Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Afghanistan http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/01/barack-obama-afghanistan_n_1468525.html 2012-05-01T15:03:46Z 2012-05-01T15:03:46Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ KABUL, Afghanistan -- President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Tuesday, the eve of the one-year anniversary of the assassination... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan">Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/barak-obama">Barak Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-kabul">Obama Kabul</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/obama-afghanistan-visit">Obama Afghanistan Visit</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-security-pact">US Afghanistan Security Pact</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama-afghanistan">Barack Obama Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/obama">Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/barack-obama">Barack Obama</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Jeffrey Laurenti: Can U.S.-Afghan Pact Paint Taliban Into an Islamist Corner? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-laurenti/can-usafghan-pact-paint-t_b_1447166.html 2012-04-23T18:09:13Z 2012-04-23T18:08:18Z Jeffrey Laurenti http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-laurenti/ After going through 23 drafts, the United States and Afghanistan have at last inked a framework strategic partnership agreement to govern their collaboration past the promised 2014 withdrawal of foreign forces. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-strategic-partnership-agreement">US-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement</a>, <a href="/tag/obama">Obama</a>, <a href="/tag/iran">Iran</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/taliban">Taliban</a>, <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/pakistan">Pakistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/tag/foreign-affairs">Foreign Affairs</a>, <a href="/tag/nato-summit-2012">Nato Summit 2012</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Daphne Eviatar: The U.S.-Afghan Strategic Partnership: Hold the Applause http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daphne-eviatar/the-us-afghan-strategic-p_b_1447167.html 2012-04-23T17:16:20Z 2012-04-23T17:25:42Z Daphne Eviatar http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daphne-eviatar/ Having been in the country for the past decade and seized and imprisoned thousands of suspected fighters, the United States has an obligation to help the Afghan government establish a justice system that will treat them fairly. It will surely be blamed later if it doesn't. <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/karzai">Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/united-states">United States</a>, <a href="/tag/bagram">Bagram</a>, <a href="/tag/indefinite-detention">Indefinite Detention</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/pakistan">Pakistan</a>, <a href="/tag/us-troops-afghanistan">US Troops Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/us-afghanistan-strategic-partnership-agreement">US Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement</a>, <a href="/world">World News</a></p> Karzai Dishes Out Petty Revenge On GOP Critic http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/23/karzai-bars-dana-rohrabacher-afghanistan_n_1445729.html 2012-04-23T11:35:17Z 2012-04-23T11:26:04Z The Huffington Post News Team http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-news/ WASHINGTON -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai may not be able to silence his critics in Washington, but he can stop them from entering his country. On F... <p>Read more: <a href="/tag/dana-rohrabacher">Dana Rohrabacher</a>, <a href="/tag/hamid-karzai">Hamid Karzai</a>, <a href="/tag/video">Video</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-corruption">Afghanistan Corruption</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan">Afghanistan</a>, <a href="/tag/afghanistan-war">Afghanistan War</a>, <a href="/politics">Politics News</a></p>