Re "Karzai hints US had role in blasts" (Page A7, March 11): Wow! I am trying to calm down. President Hamid Karzai implies that U.S. forces are involved with the Taliban. We have thousands of troops over there who often cannot turn their backs on the people they are training. Afghanistan will go back to its old historical ways as soon as we all leave.
They want us to leave? How about tomorrow?
Sooner, not later, this government has to show some old-fashioned guts. Our democracy will never work in some of these countries.
-- George Richardson, Roseville
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