Journalist Michael Hughes details the corruption of Afghan leader Hamid Karzai and his brothers, in this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.Michael Hughes joins us to discuss his investigative article exposing President Hamid Karzai’s mob boss brother Qayum Karzai, and the subsequent legal threats issued against him and his exposé by the family’s business partners in Washington. He explains how the infamous Karzai brothers, who lived in the United States, went from middle-class small business owners living on average wages to bringing in billions of dollars a year and building mansions in Dubai, all in less than a decade and through the unholy alliance that was forged between the brothers Karzai, rapacious warlords and incestuous multinational corporations-all lubricated by US Taxpayer dollars.
Michael Hughes is a Washington D.C.-based journalist and policy analyst whose work can be found in The Huffington Post, Examiner.com and CNN. He has also been quoted as an expert in Reuters and the Middle East Policy Journal and has made several live appearances on RT News. Hughes has recently been assigned to attend and cover daily press briefings at the U.S. State Department for Examiner.com.