President Obama met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, following months of tension over accusations of government corruption. Gwen Ifill talks to former Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Alexander Thier of the U.S. Institute of Peace about the state of…
In other news, Pope Benedict's personal minister sparked outrage on Good Friday by comparing criticism of the pope over church abuse scandals to "collective violence" against Jews. Also, Afghan President Hamid Karzai tried to smooth relations with the U.S. after…
The Obama Administration turned to its attention to foreign affairs this week. The president traveled to Afghanistan to address corruption reform with President Hamid Karzai and hosted French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as both countries pressure Iran over its nuclear program.
Judy Woodruff talks to Ali Jalali, Afghanistan's former interior minister, and Clare Lockhart, a former United Nations adviser to Afghanistan, about whether President Hamid Karzai is following up on his promises to curtail corruption.
President Obama addressed political corruption in Afghanistan during a surprise visit to Kabul this week. Judy Woodruff reports on U.S. pressures to officials to enforce fair governance.
A top U.S. official at the U.N. mission to Afghanistan has been dismissed after he accused his boss of hiding evidence of election fraud. The ousted diplomat, Peter Galbraith, and a U.N. official discuss the dispute.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's vote tally from last month's election surpassed the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a run-off for the first time, new preliminary results released Tuesday show.
Judy Woodruff reports on new allegations of fraud in last month's Afghan presidential election and talks to experts about implications for the future.
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