Tag Archives: Hamid Karzai

Be Conscious of God and Speak Always the Truth

While the Middle East is burning these days, one might wonder whether the uprisings, after Arab revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, in Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen; again in Iran are due to a domino effect. Autocratic governments (a Western … Continue reading

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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has called Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai in Kabul as “certainly bothersome”. The two former politicians came up short, which is a pity. Gates, who had visited a military base … Continue reading

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Not Another Surge

President Obama’s decision on a new strategy for Afghanistan will come after Thanksgiving Day, i.e., early next week. There is fear that it will be merely about 10’000, 20’000, or 40’000 additional troops. Some would rather advice the Nobel Peace Price … Continue reading

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Afghan Election Fraud

I have commented in the past weeks frequently on the alleged Iranian presidential election fraud and my growing anger about the ruthless response of the country’s leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who had maneuvered himself in a hopeless situation when prematurely and most … Continue reading

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