". ... and come for tea"
Afghan president urges Taliban not to burn schools but to join peace talks
"Come and take part in elections. Nominate your name for the presidency or for the parliament. Like anyone, you can win and get votes.” (ht BCF)
Sometimes Karzi wants the West to leave, sometimes he wants us to stay. At present, only 4 out of 10 Afghan kids go to school. If you're an Afghan kid and you can read and write, don't just thank a teacher - thank a soldier.