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Latest Hamid Karzai Items
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel traveled halfway around the world for a rare visit to the Afghanistan war zone, but he did not meet with the man holding up an agreement to keep U.S. troops there after 2014.
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Saturday that Afghanistan's defense minister reassured him that a security agreement with the U.S. will be signed in a timely manner.
The number of U.S. battlefield fatalities in Afghanistan exceeded the rate at which troop strength surged in 2009 and 2010, prompting national security analysts to assert that coinciding stricter rules of engagement led to more deaths.
Iran's foreign ministry told Afghanistan on Tuesday to refrain from signing any security pact with the United States that would allow for American forces to stay in the country for the next 10 years.
Diplomats vexed over Afghanistan's future applied new pressure on the war-torn nation's leaders Tuesday to agree to allow thousands of foreign troops to remain there beyond next year or risk being left with no international military force assistance.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein had strong words Sunday for Afghanistan's president for refusing to sign an agreement governing the future of the presence of American troops in his country.
The U.S. ambassador in Afghanistan is prodding President Hamid Karzai to sign an agreement to allow U.S. troops to remain in the nation after 2014.
NATO announced Friday it would kick off an investigation of an airstrike that killed a child and injured two women in Afghanistan, leading an angry President Hamid Karzai to threaten the United States with a halt to all security talks.
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