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Though NATO-led efforts have focused on democracy in Afghanistan, US forces still rely on Afghan strongmen to wield local influence. But power built on personalities are vulnerable to collapse.
08/08/2011 11:19 am
A slew of assassinations of Afghan officials has the US and the Afghan government on edge about Taliban inroads, particularly in the south, where the assassinations have been concentrated. Here’s a who’s who of four top officials who have been killed in the past few months:
07/27/2011 04:16 pm
Kandahar's Mayor Ghulam Haider Hamidi is the latest victim in a wave of assassinations of high-profile Afghan government officials that has many Afghans worried about a leadership void.
07/27/2011 03:08 pm
Anand Gopal on Afghanistan's assassinated Jan Mohammed Khan.
07/20/2011 11:19 am
Jan Mohammed Khan, a powerful ally of President Hamid Karzai, is the latest casualty in a string of assassinations that undermine NATO’s claims that the situation is improving.
07/18/2011 11:43 am
A suicide attack marred the service for Ahmad Wali Karzai on the same day that a UN report found that this year, Afghans have confronted the worst violence toward civilians in a decade.
07/14/2011 02:15 pm
Analysts and Afghans worry that the killing of Kandahar powerbroker Ahmad Wali Karzai will destabilize Afghanistan's south, which has seen major security gains this year.
07/13/2011 01:26 pm
The assassination of Ahmad Wali Karzai, President Hamid Karzai's half-brother, could threaten NATO security gains in southern Afghanistan.
07/12/2011 09:36 am