President Karzai of Afghanistan

It is 10 years since Hamid Karzai was first appointed as interim President of Afghanistan.

But what was his background and how did he come to be the leader of the war-torn country?

One of the President's old friends talks to Witness.

(Image: Hamid Karzai. Credit: AP / Brennan Linsley)

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10 minutes

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Sun 17 Jun 2012 21:50 GMT

Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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