Shedding the Colonial Image Hamid Karzai Bites the Hand that Feeds Him

What has gotten into Hamid Karzai? The Afghan president has recently been doing his best to irritate the Western countries which keep him in power. But the wily leader knows that he has to show his independence if he is going to survive the era after a NATO withdrawal.
What is behind Hamid Karzai's recent attacks on his Western allies?

What is behind Hamid Karzai's recent attacks on his Western allies?

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