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President Bush, Karzai Meet at Camp David

President George W. Bush and Afghan President Hamid Karzai shake hands after a joint press conference on Monday at Camp David. Karzai's two-day visit to the presidential mountain retreat included discussions of an Afghan hostage crisis and the resurgent Taliban.
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President George W. Bush and Afghan President Hamid Karzai shake hands after a joint press conference on Monday at Camp David. Karzai's two-day visit to the presidential mountain retreat included discussions of an Afghan hostage crisis and the resurgent Taliban.

President Bush praised Afghan President Hamid Karzai's leadership at the conclusion of their two-day meeting at Camp David. Karzai returned the warm sentiments, but dismay in Afghanistan is increasing over civilian casualties from U.S. and NATO operations.

Afghan ambassador to the United Nations Zahir Tanin talks with Alex Chadwick about repeated requests by the Afghan government that NATO alert them to bombing raids. We also hear from State Department Undersecretary for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns, and from political science student Mohammad Tahir Qadiry about what Afghans would like their president to discuss at Camp David.

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