Hamid Karzai
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Afghani elecetions

Blog, Middle East, Politics, USA

August 24, 2009

Is it any wonder that Karzai is in the lead? As an ex-employee of Unocal, one of the major companies involved in the Trans-Afghan Pipeline, it would seem that his popularity amongst Western backers comes with a price. Karzai gives the US a safe route for their oil/natural gas pipeline – the US give...

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ADF kill five Afghan children

Australia, Blog, Middle East

February 15, 2009

Anger is mounting in Afghanistan after the Australian Defence Force kill five Afghan children during a raid on Thursday.  Tom Hyland, Foreign Editor at The Age, files the following report: “AFGHAN authorities have condemned the killing of civilians – including five children – in a...

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