Posts Tagged ‘Secretary of State’

Friedman on Peace Process : America Should ‘Get Out of The Picture’

In an opinion piece for the New York Times, Thomas Friedman, asserts that the United States should abandon the Palestinian-Israeli peace process altogether because it has become a play of the same script different cast: The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has become a bad play. It is obvious that all the parties are just acting out […]

Hillary Clinton : Reducing Settlement Building Not Preferable ‘We Would Like to See Everything Ended Forever’

To counter-act statements she made earlier in the week in praise of Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposed slowing, but not halting altogether of settlement growth, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the slowing of settlement growth should be seen as a first step. Clinton was careful to say that though the United States would ‘prefer’ […]

Independent Election Commission on Dr. Abdullah Abdullah : ‘The Withdraw Time is Already Done’

Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has called for the resignation of IEC officials – the Commission is considered to be largely supportive of Karzai and was accused of fraud by foreign election monitors. So far, Karzai, whose Administration has faced criticisms of illegitimacy, corruption, and ineffectiveness from Afghans for years now, is now said to be working […]

Karzai Team Working Hard to Keep Dr. Abdullah Abdullah From Dropping Out of Run-Off

With Dr. Abdullah Abdullah poised to make an official announcement on Sunday about his role in the impending Afghan run-off election many influential people are commenting on the likelihood of the former Foreign Minister dropping out of the November 07 race and what it means for the legitimacy of the Afghan election in general. The […]

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 […]