The quest for solutions

From Foreign Affairs:

It appears that Karzai has made too many promises to too many people to be able to honor them all. “There are a lot of competing demands on him,” said Ershad Ahmadi, the deputy of the country’s anticorruption commission. Ahmadi described Karzai as “a good president in a bad country” and went on to tell me that Karzai should find some other way to grant tokens of prestige or power to the warlords. “Give them something else,” he said, suggesting a possible advisory role that would carry little actual responsibility. “Like the National Council of whatever, ‘Dignified Afghans.'”

I cracked up.

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