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  1. Afghan President Thanks the Pentagona and U.S. TaxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Time

    Nearly 14 years after the U.S. military forced the Taliban out of power in Afghanistan, the country's new leader showed up bright and early Monday morning in the Pentagon courtyard to thank American troops and taxpayers for their sacrifices for his country. Unlike Hamid Karzai, who served as Afghanistan's president from 2004 to 2014, Ashraf Ghani is far more accommodating to U.S. concerns.

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  2. Afghan leadership duo visit US to secure troops, aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... CIA agent Jack Rice told RT. For Washington, Ghani is a more suitable negotiating partner than his predecessor Hamid Karzai. In the last days of his decade of rule, Karzai openly said that US presence in Afghanistan was a greater threat than the ...

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  3. Transcript: NPR's Interview With Afghan President Ashraf GhaniRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... in no small part because President Obama has embraced Ghani as the partner he never had in former President Hamid Karzai. And certainly, Ghani could hardly be more different than his predecessor. He spent 20 years in the West - mostly as an official ...

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  4. Obama may alter drawdown but will end Afghan warRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... forces venture out with any regularity. The volatile and contentious relationship that Obama had with Hamid Karzai, who frequently blamed the United States for the growing violence, has given way to a quiet partnership with Ghani, his successor. ...

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  5. Ashraf Ghani is no Karzai, but he's still an AfghanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    As Washington prepares for the first official trip of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, a US National Security Council official, Jeff Eggers, described the US administration's relationship with the new Afghan president as "better and qualitatively different" than what it used to be with his predecessor, Hamid Karzai. Dan Feldman, US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, called Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah "competent partners with a very different approach towards the bilateral relationship with the US, and hailed their "very different vision" which is "very much in alignment" with what the US has laid out from "security to reconciliation".

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  6. Obama, Ghani to discuss US-Afghan relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Nation

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived in Washington on Sunday for his first official visit to the United States since taking office in January. At the outset, US officials say they hope to use the opportunity presented by this visit to build up the bilateral relationship, which has improved greatly since Ghani took over from his predecessor, Hamid Karzai.

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  7. Obama may alter the drawdown but is still determined to end the Afghan warRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... forces venture out with any regularity. The volatile and contentious relationship that Obama had with Hamid Karzai, who frequently blamed the United States for the growing violence, has given way to a quiet partnership with Ghani, his successor. ...

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  8. Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's FutureRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... as critical to their future," he says. Ghani, who came to power in September succeeding longtime President Hamid Karzai, is expected to spend Monday at Camp David, Md., for discussions with Secretary of State John Kerry and to meet with President ...

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  9. CIA bankrolled al-Qaeda in 2010: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Trend

    ... to bin Laden in June 2010. The newspaper said the funds the CIA delivered to the Afghan government of President Hamid Karzai was used to buy the loyalty of warlords, legislators and other important Afghan officials. Afghan officials told the New ...

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  10. Al Qaeda got $1million in CIA money from fund to free Afghan diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... free consul general Abdul Khaliq Farahi (above) The bulk of the CIA payments were made while former President Hamid Karzai (left) was in power but they have slowed down since Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (right) took over in September The money ...

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  11. Afghanistan govt. took $1M from the CIA and used it for al Qaeda ransom: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Washington Times

    One million dollars that the CIA gave to the government of Afghanistan was in turn handed over to al Qaeda . Al Qaeda offered to free a captive Afghan diplomat in exchange for $5 million in 2010, which left the government under then-president Hamid Karzai trying to find the money.

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  12. NY Times Reveals How CIA Money Ended Up in Hands of Al QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Mediaite.com

    A new report from The New York Times' Matthew Rosenberg published Saturday reveals details about a 2010 deal between Afghan officials and Al Qaeda that resulted in $1 million of CIA money funding the terrorist group. According to the report, Al Qaeda demanded $5 million for the release of an Afghan diplomat held hostage in 2010 and the Afghan government ended up using $1 million from a secret fund that the CIA provided them in monthly cash installments delivered directly to the Kabul palace of former President Hamid Karzai .

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  13. Secret CIA payments to Afghan gov't funded Al Qaeda: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani with former president Hamid Karzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah . Karzai's administration received payments from the CIA every month.

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  14. Chinese officials in talks with Taliban, says AbdullahRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... ties with India are a "priority" for his government. He said China's role was "initiated" by former president Hamid Karzai to "encourage Pakistan to cooperate in achieving peace in Afghanistan". "That initiative goes back one-two years and some ...

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  15. No Need For Concern, Stay the Course: Afghanistan to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Outlook

    ... Afghan government. He said Afghanistan had begun to improve relations with China under the previous president Hamid Karzai, with the idea that Beijing could use its influence over Pakistan to help broker peace talks. China has close ties with ...

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  16. China held rounds of Taliban talks: AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Nation

    ... took place. He said Afghanistan had begun to improve relations with China under the previous president, Hamid Karzai, with the idea that Beijing could use its influence over Pakistan to help broker peace talks. China has close ties with ...

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  17. Suicide bombing kills 56 at Shiite shrine in KabulRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2011 | Times-Herald

    ... police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq, said the blast did not appear related to the Shiite holiday. Afghan President Hamid Karzai, cutting short his trip to Europe after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, said the attack on Shiites was ...

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  18. Extremists' justice swift and impartialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... it's genuine," the official informed her. "How much do you have to say that it's not?" When he was president, Hamid Karzai used to boast openly about his frequent, direct interference with judicial proceedings. A group of us working on rule-of-law ...

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  19. China held rounds of Taliban talks - Afghanistan's AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... with reality". He said Afghanistan had begun to improve relations with China under the previous president, Hamid Karzai, with the idea that Beijing could use its influence over Pakistan to help broker peace talks. China has close ties with ...

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  20. China held rounds of talks with Taleban, says Afghanistan leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Straits Times

    ... with reality". He said Afghanistan had begun to improve relations with China under the previous president, Hamid Karzai, with the idea that Beijing could use its influence over Pakistan to help broker peace talks. China has close ties with ...

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