Topic: Hamid Karzai
The assassinated half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai ran Kandahar with guile and toughness. The US worked with him, but he symbolized how out of reach US goals are.
07/12/2011 05:41 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
On his first trip to Afghanistan as Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta offered an upbeat assessment. "We're within reach of strategically defeating Al Qaeda," he said.
07/09/2011 11:27 am
Hervé Ghesquierè and Stéphane Taponier were joyously welcomed home after 547 days as hostages of the Taliban.
06/30/2011 02:00 pm
Local journalists in the targeted Afghan province say they have no knowledge of the Haqqani leader or of an airstrike. But the quick response to the InterContinental attack has given a peek into the US approach in coming years.
06/30/2011 11:24 am
The rare nighttime attack on Kabul's Inter-Continental Hotel is still unfolding. Kabul residents say multiple gunmen, some presumed to be suicide bombers, have infiltrated the hotel.
06/28/2011 05:15 pm
A special court ruled that nearly a quarter of the seats in the Afghan parliament were not legitimate because of electoral fraud, setting up a showdown between President Karzai and the parliament.
06/23/2011 05:06 pm
US allies in Europe are mostly supportive of Obama's withdrawal plan, saying the time is right.
06/23/2011 09:52 am
No matter what President Obama does after his speech on a partial troop withdrawal in Afghanistan, it is Afghans themselves who must rise up against the brutal tactics of the Taliban.
06/22/2011 02:02 pm
US Ambassador Karl Eikenberry responded sharply to criticism of the US by Afghan President Karzai. His unusually tart remarks come amid growing pressure in the US to bring troops home.
06/20/2011 03:29 pm