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Hamid Karzai on failings of Nato's Afghan mission

Hamid Karzai has given one of his last major interviews before he steps down as Afghanistan's president to BBC Newsnight.

He spoke to Yalda Hakim, a presenter with BBC World News, about his relationship with the White House, plans to bring the Taliban into government, as well as corruption and women's rights.

Here he discusses the Nato-military mission and what it has, or rather has not, managed to achieve in more than a decade in the country.

Watch the interview in full on BBC Newsnight on Monday 7 October 2013 at 2230 on BBC Two, and then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer and Newsnight website.

  • 07 Oct 2013
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