Emmanuel Reinert

Executive Director, Senlis Council

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Executive Director of the Senlis Council, a security and development policy group

Emmanuel Reinert on KCRW

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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Buckle up.

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