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Current History. 2016; 115780136–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.780.136
Published: 01 April 2016
... elections Hamid Karzai Ashraf Ghani Abdullah Abdullah Barack Obama Pakistan George Bush Taliban Mullah Omar al-Qaeda Islamic State China 136 What divides Afghans more than ethnicity or ideology is an unwillingness to share power and a winner-takes-all approach to politics. Afghanistan...
Current History. 2012; 111744123–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.744.123
Published: 01 April 2012
.... Three questions are on the forefront of their minds. Are the Taliban likely to topple the existing Kabul government and retake power if interna- tional forces withdraw? Will the administration of President Hamid Karzai remain in place after 2014 or be replaced by a changed leadership structure? And what...
Current History. 2011; 110735150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.735.150
Published: 01 April 2011
... Karzai © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California 150 In an apparent effort to box President Obama into a long-term commitment to the war, the generals oversold the troop surge s potential. . . . Will America Lose Afghanistan Again? gary m...
Current History. 2010; 109726131–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.726.131
Published: 01 April 2010
...J Alexander Thier Even if all essential parties are interested in a negotiated settlement, getting to yes is no sure thing. © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Afghanistan Hamid Karzai Taliban Pakistan United States Mullah...
Current History. 2004; 103672165–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.672.165
Published: 01 April 2004
... Hamid Karzai did not ini- tially give the incumbents any power in and of itself. Consider the best-known case: Marshall Muhammad Qasim Fahim, the minister of defense. Is Marshall Fahim the commander of military forces because he is the minister of defense? No. He is the minister of defense because he...
Current History. 2002; 101654158–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.654.158
Published: 01 April 2002
... Dr. Abdullah Abdullah serves as minister of foreign affairs in the interim government of Chairman Hamid Karzai. Abdullah, who was a close aide to Northern Alliance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud, previously served as spokesman, un representative, and deputy foreign minister for the pre-Taliban...
Current History. 2002; 101654153–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.654.153
Published: 01 April 2002
... Central Asia Hamid Karzai Kabul mujahideen September Taliban terrorism United Nations September 11 revealed the dangers of allowing so-called humanitarian emer- gencies or failed states to fester not only to neighboring countries but to the world. An American administration that came to power...