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Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in a news conference that NATO has received its "final warning" and that air strikes on homes will not be allowed. His remarks came after the deaths of women in children in a recent strike…
In other developments of the day, a man confessed to shooting the governor of Punjab province in Pakistan and Vice President Biden arrived in Kabul on a surprise visit.
President Obama talked up military progress against the Taliban Friday during a surprise visit with troops in Afghanistan. Amid strains in the relationship between their two governments, he phoned Afghan leader Hamid Karzai after weather canceled a face-to-face meeting. Judy…
In other news Tuesday, WikiLeaks released a memo in which a U.S. diplomat criticizes Afghan President Hamid Karzai for allegedly freeing dangerous detainees because of ties to powerful people.
At the NATO Summit in Portugal, President Obama looked to bolster support for a missile defense plan and Afghan war timetable. Margaret Warner provides a report from Lisbon.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai told the Washington Post this weekend that the U.S. should scale back its mission, including night raids, in Afghanistan. The comments are the latest source of tension between Karzai's government and the Obama administration. Gwen Ifill…
Jim Lehrer gets perspectives on the Iranian payments to Afghanistan officials from former Afghan Interior Minister Ali Jalali and Steve Clemons of The New America Foundation and The Washington Note blog.
Iran said Tuesday that it is helping Afghanistan financially, but said it is helping with reconstruction, not trying to buy influence over the Karzai administration. Jim Lehrer has more.
By Larisa Epatko
The level of fraud in Afghanistan's parliamentary election last month, where nearly a quarter of the ballots were discredited, was about equal to last year's presidential contest -- the difference is in how it's being handled, according to the U.S.
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