Afghan Reaction to US Troop Drawdown Plan


Sabari District Gov. Qayoumi promises Afghan government support to Zadran tribal elders in a Zambar village shura, June 16. The district governor asked for elders to be truthful and supportive of their government in order to maximize its ability to help the Zadran people.


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Hekmat Karzai, the founder and director of Afghanistan's Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies and a cousin of President Hamid Karzai tells host Lisa Mullins that the pace of the US troop drawdown has shocked some Afghans.

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