Afghanistan's interim leader Hamid Karzai (R) meets with U.S. Senators at the Bagram airbase some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Kabul, January 7, 2002. Nine U.S. senators arrived at Bagram and met with Karzai and several members of the new interim administration. Shown are Senator L-R, Joseph Lieberman (D-CT), Jean Carnahan, (D-MO), John Edwards (D-NC), John McCain (R-AZ), Fred Thompson (R-TN), and Susan Collins (R-ME). Afghan Women's Affairs Minister Sima Samar is at center in glasses.
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