Posts Tagged ‘Karl W. Eikenberry’

Greening Afghanistan for Nowroz

As green has come to be known as the color of Nowroz, the Afghan government is using the new year festivities to help restore some of the greenery of the Afghan nation. The joint project between ISAF and the Karzai government is aimed to bring the rate of the nation’s forests back to the 5 […]

Mr. Obama Comes to Kabul

As his approval rating for handling an eight-year old war he inherited increased by eight points, United States President Barack Hussein Obama made a secret trip to Kabul on Sunday. Alongside Afghan President Hamid Karzai, who only received an hour’s notice of Obama’s visit, Obama was set to meet with Gen. Stanley McChrystal, top U.S. military […]

Karzai Gives Go Ahead to Operation Moshtarak

U.S. and NATO forces began their much hyped Operation Moshtarak in the town of Marjah, Helmand today. In the buildup to the offensive, the United States forces went to great lengths to assure that civilians will not be harmed in the fight against the Taliban. The total deployed forces will be comprised of 60% Afghans, […]

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 […]