Karzai's assessments in the last year have been frank and accurate. Pity he didn't grow a pair earlier in the Afghan debacle.Imperialist powers cultivated extremism in Afghanistan: Karzai | Afghanistan Times
Karzai said the nefarious designs of the colonial powers not only resulted in killing of hundreds of thousands of Muslims across the globe but also caused Muslim on Muslim violence. The former president categorically rejected link between extremism and Islam. “Islam is a religion of peace and discouraged all types of violence. Religious scholars must show the real face of Islam to the world, particularly to the westerners,” he urged ulema while emphasizing on the message of universal brotherhood of Islam.