February 1, 2010
Afghanistan Needs Peace Now
Hamid Karzai, Der Spiegel
Afghan President Hamid Karzai: "What has happened to cause the Afghan people in the south to allow the Taliban to return to their villages? Something must have gone wrong. But who allowed things to go wrong?"
SPIEGEL: At the Afghanistan conference in London, you -- as well as other participants -- spoke of reconciliation with the Taliban. Could you envision receiving Mullah Omar on the red carpet at the presidential palace in Kabul?
Karzai: Mullah Omar is...
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