Afghan Conference: Karzai Speaks… and We Finally Hear Him

Candace Gorman

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The sound came back, ironically just as Karzai was speaking of “lip service”…But he apparently was not referring to the democratic strides in his own country, as he quickly followed with a glowing report on the progress in Afghanistan, detailing steady steps toward democracy: freedom of speech and other freedoms are alive and well (in accordance with law - see yesterday's post). He finished with a little slap at the Bush regime by asking the Obama administration to once again show a commitment by the United States to the Afghanis.-Live from The Hague, at the international conference on Afghanistan

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