Hamid Karzai's Notorious Running Mate

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's been surrounding himself with a number of figures with checkered pasts, including his running mate, ex-militia chief Mohammad Fahim. James Risen, investivative reporter for The New York Times, joins us to discuss why the U.S. dislikes Fahim but had no leverage effective enough to prevent Karzai from selecting him as his running mate.

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Femi Oke

Contributors:

Stephanie Hughes and Molly Webster

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