Hillary Clinton Visits Afghanistan for Karzai Inauguration

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President Obama said today he'll explain to the American people "exactly what is at stake" in Afghanistan, how much it will cost and how long it will take. Meantime, Secretary of State Clinton made a surprise visit to Kabul on the eve of President Karzai's inauguration. She met with top US military and diplomatic leaders, to discuss government corruption and economic development, now called the "civilian surge." Brian Katulis of the Center American Progress was a member of the Democracy International Election Observation Mission, which monitored  Karzai's controversial re-election.




Warren Olney