Hamid Karzai

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
'Flexible' new drawdown timeline disclosed during joint press conference with Afghan President Asraf Ghani
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
2010 ransom transaction between terror group and Afghan government used cash...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Women and childen among casualties


The not wholly surprising news that a key Karzai aide at the center of a corruption investigation is on the CIA payroll underscores, once more if we needed it, the tortuously contradictory mess that is U.S. policy in Afghanistan - for starters, simultaneously demanding Karzai root out corruption while funding it. Help Rethink Afghanistan here. "If we decide as a country that we'll never deal with anyone in Afghanistan who might down the road put his hand in the till, we can all come home right...