Afghanistan's Karzai Sworn In Three years after American-led forces in Afghanistan overthrew the Taliban, newly elected President Hamid Karzai takes the oath of office. In a short speech, Karzai said Afghanistan has left its dark past but the fight against terrorism is not over. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Washington Post reporter John Lancaster.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai takes the oath of office during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Dec. 7. Reuters hide caption

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Three years after American-led forces in Afghanistan overthrew the Taliban, newly elected President Hamid Karzai takes the oath of office. In a short speech, Karzai said Afghanistan has left its dark past but the fight against terrorism is not over. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Washington Post reporter John Lancaster.