April 4, 2014

Is Karzai Actually a Great Leader?

Leela Jacinto, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Was Karzai's big-tent approach of accommodating powerbrokers, for instance, simply not appreciated by his bossy foreign overlords (who are not known for their cultural intelligence or diplomatic delicacy)? Or does Karzai's legacy lie somewhere in between?

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TAGGED: Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai


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