Topic: Ghulam Haider Hamidi
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 series of Taliban assaults left at least 22 people dead in southern Afghanistan today, a reminder that as Congress looks for spending cuts, the US remains far from a 'mission accomplished' moment.
07/28/2011 01:25 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
US allies in Europe are mostly supportive of Obama's withdrawal plan, saying the time is right.
06/23/2011 09:52 am