After Karzai, An Unexpected 'Thank You For Your Service' From Afghanistan

March 24, 2015 3:10 AM

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After Karzai, An Unexpected 'Thank You For Your Service' From Afghanistan

As Ashraf Ghani pushes President Barack Obama to keep more American troops in Afghanistan longer, the Afghan president is going out of his way to do something his predecessor could never do: thank the troops.

As soon as Ghani arrived in office late last year, he embarked on a campaign to ensure that top U.S. officials, including Obama, knew just how grateful his country was for the sacrifices of the 850,000-plus American troops who have served there since 2001. He continued his efforts on Monday, when he...

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