Posts Tagged ‘Ahmad Wali Karzai’

At Brother’s Funeral, Hamid Karzai Calls Taliban ‘Dears’

“Once again I call on the Taliban, my dears, my brothers and friends, come and join me in building the country. Stop destroying the country,” At the funeral of his younger brother, Ahmed Wali Karzai, Afghan President Hamid Karzai called the Taliban – who are claiming responsibility for the death of Ahmed Wali – his […]

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 […]

Karzai’s Brother From ‘King of Kandahar’ to Kandahar’s Nancy Pelosi

Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s embattled youngest brother, and head of the Kandahar Provincial Council, Ahmad Wali Karzai recently spoke to the Daily Beast’s Elise Jordan. The younger Karzai works hard to shake the image of the corrupt, narcotics dealing, CIA-informing ‘King of Kandahar‘ that he believes has been falsely placed upon him. Ahmad Wali Karzai‘s […]

Video : Dr. Ashraf Ghani Corruption ‘Threatening Our Existence as a Nation’

Former Afghan Presidential candidate, Dr. Ashraf Ghani was on CNN with Christiane Amanpour to discuss the prospects of a corruption free Karzai regime. As Dr. Ghani states, the corruption is deeply engrained within the Karzai Administration because as Karzai himself admitted, the governors ministers are appointed by the Presient. Therefore to simply take out or […]

Video : Malalai Joya on Democracy Now

As stated previously, I do not necessarily agree with much of what Malalai Joya says nor do I agree with her methods, however as also stated previously, Ms. Joya is symbolic of the kind of voices that cannot be silenced if Afghanistan is to ever have a true democracy. Whether this democracy comes organically from […]