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Karzai's Washington Visit: The War Awaiting Kandahar

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The US and Karzai (as a supposed representative of the "Afghani people") must come across as united in the face of the extremist minority. Karzai's visit to the US was the political padding prior to the likely military storm. It was meant to assure the public that the chaos which will follow is in fact part of a counterinsurgency effort, well-planned, calculated, executed and, as always, passionately articulated.

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Ramzy Baroud is the Managing Editor of Middle East Eye. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold (more...)

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