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Global Politics

The evolution of Karzai

Since US forces ousted the Taliban in Afghanistan in late 2001, the face of Afghan leadership has belonged principally to one man: Hamid Karzai. The World's Alex Gallafent looks at the changing image in the west of Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai.

Global Politics

Reaching out to the Taliban

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is reaching out to the Taliban ? as a way to decrease tensions inside Afghanistan. That's welcome news to many in the spiritual home of the Taliban?Kandahar. The CBC's Derek Stoffel reports.

Global Politics

Afpak strategy

With the US consulate in Peshawar under attack and the Afghan president criticizing his sponsors, it seems like a good time to get a quick 'report card' on the US's Afpak strategy. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lisa Curtis of the Heritage Foundation.