Afghan President Hamid Karzai Takes Office

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Yesterday, President Obama told Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, now that he's re-elected it's time to build credibility by getting rid of corruption. Speaking to reporters in Kabul today, Karzai acknowledged "the difficulties of our governance." Elsewhere in his statement, Karzai referred to "the stain of corruption." Daniel Markey, a fellow on South Asia for the Council on Foreign Relations, was last in Kabul two weeks ago.




Warren Olney