Sher Mohammed Karimi

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Afghan Army Boss: Pakistan Could End War

He accuses neighbor of controlling militants as drone strike kills 17

(Newser) - The Taliban is being controlled by Pakistan and Islamabad could bring fighting in Afghanistan to a halt "in weeks" if it gave the order, the chief of the Afghan National Army tells the BBC . The Taliban's "leadership is in Pakistan," Sher Mohammad Karimi says, accusing Afghanistan'... More »

Angry Afghan Prober Barred From Questioning Bales

'I just wanted to ask him why he did it,' says official

(Newser) - An Afghan investigative chief is frustrated he was not allowed to question the US serviceman charged in the shooting rampage that left 17 Afghan men, women, and children dead. General Sher Mohammed Karimi said he was never allowed to speak to Staff Sergeant Robert Bales before he was whisked off... More »

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