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Hamid Karzai: 'Foreigners' control Afghanistan's destiny
Hamid Karzai: 'Foreigners' control Afghanistan's destiny

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai took parting shots Tuesday at Pakistan and the United States, saying neither has genuinely worked toward peace in his country. Addressing his ministers and cabinet for what was expected to be a final time before his successor is inaugurated next week, Karzai said he had made repeated overtures of peace to Pakistan but that Islamabad only sought its own benefit in dealings with the Afghans. “Afghanistan's peace and stability are in the hands of foreigners. But we will fight them. If not with anything else, with our words,” Karzai said in reference to a commonly held belief among Afghans that Pakistan is supporting the armed...

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