Ask the Afghan Ambassador


Said Tayeb Jawad answers your questions on the U.S. presence in Afghanistan, drug trafficking, and why we can’t find Osama bin Laden.


By Thomas Coen, Campus Progress
October 31, 2007


Said Tayeb Jawad was appointed as Afghanistan’s ambassador to the United States in December 2003. Jawad moved to the United States in 1986, but returned to Afghanistan four months after 9/11 to assist in the country’s state-building process. He has also served as Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s press secretary and chief of staff.