February 07, 2018

Karzai says he strongly opposes the new strategy for Afghanistan

By Khaama Press - Wed Aug 23 2017, 12:19 pm

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said he strongly opposes the new strategy of the United States for Afghanistan and Central Asia.

The former President in a statement said “I very strongly oppose the new U.S. strategy towards Afghanistan as it is against peace and the national interest of Afghanistan.”

Karzai further added “The strategy excludes bringing peace and prosperity to Afghanistan and is focused on more war and rivalry in the region. U.S. must seek peace and stability in Afghanistan rather than extending conflict and bloodshed in Afghanistan and the region.”

President Trump on Tuesday unveiled the new strategy of the United States for Afghanistan and South Asia.

He said his original instinct was to pull out however he said after detailed study of the situation he arrived at three fundamental conclusions.

“First, our nation must seek an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the tremendous sacrifices that have been made, especially the sacrifices of lives.  The men and women who serve our nation in combat deserve a plan for victory.  They deserve the tools they need, and the trust they have earned, to fight and to win,” he said.

President Trump further added “Second, the consequences of a rapid exit are both predictable and unacceptable.  9/11, the worst terrorist attack in our history, was planned and directed from Afghanistan because that country was ruled by a government that gave comfort and shelter to terrorists.  A hasty withdrawal would create a vacuum that terrorists, including ISIS and al Qaeda, would instantly fill, just as happened before September 11th.”

He said “Third and finally, I concluded that the security threats we face in Afghanistan and the broader region are immense.  Today, 20 U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organizations are active in Afghanistan and Pakistan — the highest concentration in any region anywhere in the world.”

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  1. Mr. Karzai,
    you are the main reason that Afghnaistan has sunk into chaos and destruction. you are sitting in safe house with your family and cannot even venture one kilometer from your house without fearing being targeted by your (brodaran narazee). President Trump policy is the right policy to go to the root of the problem and that is Pakistan. I am sure you are very much familiar with Pakistan game for the past 39 years of war that has been nothing but destruction, killing and militancy. You know better than anybody else being in Pakistan working with Pakistan. It is obvious that Pakistan helped you to come as president and your terms was a complete disaster that has Afghanistan has not seen since shah shuja. being friend with enemy of Afghanistan who are nothing but the leftover of British garbage serving their interest in the region make you even worse enemy of Afghan people much worse than ISI and Paki Military. Think about it. you cannot hide the sun with your hand. your acts and incompetence is as clear as sky. Think about it and stop this (shade Bazaee) or you and Ghani playing the game of (tag wa Tagmar).. Think about it and we should have some shame if you have an ounce of Pashtoonwalai in your (wejdan).

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