Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed on a cooperation pact with Iran on Sunday, an Afghan official said, while continuing to resist signing a long-term security agreement with the United States.
Yalda Hakim’s face is familiar to millions of BBC viewers abroad and her reporting is also fast earning her a reputation in Britain Yalda Hakim has no memory of the dark night her family set off for the Pakistan border.
Troops in Afghanistan are also hoping a Congressional deal can come together this week to roll back, at least temporarily, the across the board spending cuts known as sequester.
THOSE wondering what lies in store for Afghanistan need only look at the way the British Empire ruled Iraq in the 1920’s. As Shakespeare wrote, “what is past is prologue.” Imperial Britain created the state of Iraq after World War I to secure ...