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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)
Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai says, despite reports, he never met with the man who reportedly posed as a senior Taliban commander.   The impostor, who claimed to be Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, held secret talks with the West, was flown to Kabul on British military aircraft and given a large amount of money. New York Times senior reporter for Afghanistan and Pakistan Carlotta Gall joins us.

This segment aired on November 23, 2010.

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