Standing behind a pairing depicting a battle between Russian and Afghan forces, the Afghan president Hamid Karzai makes a point during a press conference at the presidential palace in K

 

              Standing behind a pairing depicting a battle between Russian and Afghan forces, the Afghan president Hamid Karzai makes a point during a press conference at the presidential palace in K
Standing behind a pairing depicting a battle between Russian and Afghan forces, the Afghan president Hamid Karzai makes a point during a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul Afghanistan, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Karzai said Saturday that Thursday's assassination attempt on the country's intelligence chief was planned in neighboring Pakistan but he did not provide any evidence to back up his claim, and was careful not to accuse the Pakistani government of having any role in the suicide attack. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)