whatever will shut us up, but he feels he has to talk tough about NATO to maintain very shaky support at home. He lacks support at home because he stole the election.
What he says about us is only as relevant as we allow it to be. We can do most of what we need to do there by working through the local elders, and ignore Karzai.
He can be the Mayor of Kabul. I just want Bin Laden.
"“If you and the international community pressure me more, I swear that I am going to join the Taliban,” Mr. Karzai said, according to the Parliament member. A spokesman for Mr. Karzai, Waheed Omar, could not be reached for comment on Sunday."
- News Analysis - Karzai Steps Up Attacks on NATO, Leaving West in a Box - NYTimes.com (view on Google Sidewiki)