Hamid Karzai


Afghan President Hamid Karzai gestures after placing a wreath next to... News PhotoAfghanistan,Celebration,Gesturing,Hamid Karzai,Horizontal,Independence Day - Holiday,Kabul,Military,Politics,Positioning,WreathPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAfghan President Hamid Karzai (2nd R) gestures after placing a wreath next to the Minaret of Liberty during Independence Day celebrations at the Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on August 19, 2013. Afghan Independence Day commemorates the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919 which granted complete independence from Britain although Afghanistan was never officially a part of the British Empire. AFP PHOTO/ SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)