Update: NDS officer killed this am in Kunduz was a district head, not province head. Police spox says he got incorrect info from bomb scene
Another assassination. Car bomb kills NDS chief of Kunduz province, wounds three civilians — provincial police chief’s spokesman
Toll from Uruzgan attacks has risen to 18 dead, 35 wounded – health official
KABUL (Reuters) – The new U.S. envoy to Afghanistan on Wednesday described Afghan President Hamid Karzai as a brave man who holds one of the world’s most difficult jobs, strong praise that could signal a U.S. bid to reset an often tense and acrimonious relationship.
U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker, speaking a few days after arriving in Kabul, said he had already been given a warm welcome by many senior Afghan officials.