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Afghan President’s Drug-Dealing Brother Assassinated

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai’s half brother, the most powerful man in southern Afghanistan and a lightning rod for criticism of corruption in the government, was assassinated Tuesday by a close associate. His death leaves a dangerous power vacuum in the south just as the government has begun peace talks with insurgents ahead […]

July 12, 2011