Ahmad Wali Karzai Speaks at Peace Jirga : Defends Hamid, Own Reputation

Ahmad Wali Karzai, controversial brother of Afghan President, Hamid Karzai took the podium at the second day of Afghanistan’s Peace Jirga in Kabul today.

The man who has recently responded to accusations of being the ‘King of Kandahar‘ by likening himself to an Afghan Nancy Pelosi, minimized the power of Taliban while speaking in support of the government of his beleaguered older brother.

Wazma Frogh, who has raised her own questions about the effectiveness of this Peace Jirga, posted some of the younger Karzai’s comments on her Twitter account: