AP Analysis: Karzai Hits US Anew – But Ties Remain

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March 11th, 2013

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Nick Mills, College of Communication

The troubled U.S. alliance with Afghan President Hamid Karzai hit a new low with his startling accusation that America is colluding with Taliban insurgents to keep Afghanistan weak…

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“But when Karzai resorts to these wild, irrational outbursts it may be simply that he’s been driven to irrationality by the pressures of the job. I have said for some time that he was never the strong leader Afghanistan needed, and these outbursts underscore his weakness. I think he operates in panic mode at times.”

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