OCCUPATION: President of Afghanistan
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Urbane and cosmopolitan, Karzai is the only leader in this war-torn nation who is accepted by the rest of the world.
CON: His power does not extend far beyond Kabul, and the constant threat to his life from the Taliban and al-Qaeda keeps him trapped in a well-secured bubble even there. The government he leads is, meanwhile, riddled with corruption, which he clearly is unable to root out.
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