March 12, 2013
To Hell with Karzai
Leslie Gelb, The Daily Beast
Hamid Karzai is beating up on the United States to score domestic political points once again, this time on the occasion of Chuck Hagel’s maiden visit as Defense secretary to that sad country. Yet the Obama team and America’s foreign-policy cognoscenti can’t seem to draw the obvious conclusions—stop letting these Karzai guys play us for suckers and speed up our exit, and stop wasting American lives and dollars.
TAGGED: Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Chuck Hagel