Friday, September 10, 2010

Karzai Hedging His Bets - Seeks Accommadation with Taliban

Much to the dismay of the minority ethnic population of Afghanistan Karzai is seeking an agreement with the Taliban - who are mostly Pushtun from the east and south of the country.  Aides close to Karzai say he has lost confidence in the ability of his Afghan Army and the coalition forces to defeat the Taliban and he sees a political agreement as the only possible way to end the conflict.  Read more in "Karzai Divides Afghanistan in Reaching Out to Taliban", The Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2010.  Read more news about the war in

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