Showing posts from December, 2005

Historic challenges for Hamid Karzai

WASHINGTON - Buoyed by the mandate of his people, Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's first democratically elected president, now faces some of the biggest tests of his leadership.

Truce in Kashmir, but for how long?

It's not often that India and Pakistan agree on something. When they do, it becomes cause for congratulatory phone calls from Secretary of State Colin L. Powell to the foreign ministers of both countries.