Our Man in Kabul?

Crowley, Michael
March 2010
New Republic;3/25/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses U.S. relations with Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan during the 1980s, the U.S. funneled substantial amounts of cash to Hekmatyar, who never disguised his hatred for the U.S. In the 1990s the U.S. tried to kill Hekmatyar. In 2010 the administration of President Barack Obama is mulling whether to negotiate with Hekmatyar, who is waging war against the U.S. in Afghanistan.


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