Karzai's China-Iran dalliance riles Obama

(ASIA TIME ONLINE) == Great moments in diplomatic timing are hard to distinguish when the practitioners are inscrutable entities. Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visits to China and Iran within the week rang alarm bells in Washington which were heard in the Oval Office of the White House.

Washington lost no time signaling its displeasure. President Barack Obama flew into Kabul on Sunday unannounced for an “on the ground update” from Karzai.

via Asia Times Online :: South Asia news, business and economy from India and Pakistan.

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