Aziz Qarghah

Director, Afghan Health and Development Services

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At Camp David on Monday, Presidents Bush and Karzai were bullish on the upcoming meeting. Musharraf has been much in the news since U.S.

Islamabad, Kabul, Washington and International Politics

At Camp David on Monday, Presidents Bush and Karzai were bullish on the upcoming meeting. Musharraf has been much in the news since U.S.

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At Camp David on Monday, with Afghanistan's President  Hamid Karzai  by his side,  President Bush warmly endorsed a "jirga ," a traditional meeting to resolve disputes.

Poppies, Jihadis Stand in the Way of Progress in Afghanistan

At Camp David on Monday, with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai by his side, President Bush warmly endorsed a "jirga ," a traditional meeting to resolve disputes.

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Poland will send another 1,000 soldiers to  Afghanistan, where NATO commanders  have asked for more troops to face the Taliban's brutal resurgence.  But, while the need on the ground…

Can NATO Hold Off the Taliban in Afghanistan?

Poland will send another 1,000 soldiers to Afghanistan, where NATO commanders have asked for more troops to face the Taliban's brutal resurgence.  But, while the need on the ground…

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