January 10, 2013

Karzai Needs West More than He Thinks

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American drones are still in the skies above Afghanistan, US troops are still on the ground and Afghan prisoners still languish in US-controlled prisons. What, then, could a spokesman for Hamid Karzai, the country's beleaguered president, have meant by suggesting "the world needs us more than we need them"? The security of Afghanistan is still in foreign hands.

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