Posts Tagged ‘Fareed Zakaria’

Video : Fareed Zakaria on Swiss Minaret Ban

Mr. Zakaria is correct in stating that the ban only furthers the divide between Muslims and Europeans that the Swiss referendum and possible French ban on burqas are allegedly meant to bridge. Also, calling for assimilation is a farce as assimilation has yet to be proven to work. After all, the Muslims in Switzerland will […]

Transcript of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on CNN’s State of the Union

On October 25th, 2009, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah spoke to CNN’s John King about the impending run-off election in Afghanistan, perceptions of Hamid Karzai, his take on General McChrystal’s assessment of the situation in Afghanistan, security and transperancy in the embattled nation: KING: We begin this Sunday with a man just about everyone predicts will lose […]

Video : Hamid Karzai on Farid Zakaria GPS, ‘I’m Known for Consensus’

Hamid Karzai says that all parties involved have had made mistakes over the past 8 years and speaks well about wanting to make the best decisions for a nation in the situation that Afghanistan is in, which are all fairly by the book positions for an unpopular President facing charges of illegitimacy at home and […]

Video : Dr. Ashraf Ghani ‘80% of What’s Happening in Afghanistan is Due to Bad Governance’

While speaking to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, Afghan Presidential candidate, Dr. Ashraf Ghani has drawn an interesting allusion between the medieval kings of Shakespeare and current Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Dr. Ghani claims that Karzai has created a court of fools falling over each other to do whatever it takes to earn the ‘King’s’ trust and […]

Karzai Continues to Eviscerate, Holbrooke Recognizes Afghan History

Current Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, and United States Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke were interviewed by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria today. During the interview, Karzai rei-iterates that the he was unaware of Article 132 of the Shia Family Law and the that the Afghan government must negotiate with the Taliban. Richard Holbrooke on […]