Quote of the Day: Mayor of Kabul Wants $2 Billion a Year from US, Write That Down

“We want them to write down that America will give for Afghanistan’s security $2 billion a year — or at least two billion a year. (…] If they want to give us more, they are welcome.”

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, left, an...

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, left, and President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai conduct a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 13, 2005. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cherie A. Thurlby (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Hamid Karzai
President of Afghanistan

And why shouldn’t we give him more?