August 11, 2011
Karzai's Departure Could Change Afghanistan
Peter Goodspeed, National Post
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who has been his country’s only leader since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion, will not seek a third term in office in an election scheduled to coincide with the end of NATO combat operations in 2014. The surprise announcement Thursday may inject a new element of instability and uncertainty into Afghan politics, ...
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