The former US ambassador to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, a key figure in George Bush''s administration, has been accused of trying to hand-pick Afghanistan''s next president.

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Zalmay Khalilzad, a former US ambassador to Afghanistan and an important figure in US administration under George Bush, has been accused of trying to handpick Afghanistan’s next president.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from Dubai, where Khalilzad is chairing a conference on Afghanistan’s future.