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Afghanistan

Name Locale Remarks Date
William Pierce Rogers Kabul Met with King Mohammad Zahir Shah and Prime Minister Etemadi. May 25, 1969
Henry A Kissinger Kabul Official visit. Met with Prime Minister Daoud and senior Afghan officials. November 1, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Kabul Official visit. Met with Prime Minister Daoud and senior Afghan officials. August 8, 1976
Colin Luther Powell Kabul Met with leaders of the Afghan Interim Authority. Announced the upgrading of the U.S. Liaison Office to Embassy status. January 17, 2002
Colin Luther Powell Kabul Met with President Karzai and with U.S. military and civilian officials. March 17, 2004
Condoleezza Rice Kabul Met with President Karzai and Afghan political leaders; addressed U.S. military personnel. March 17, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Kabul Met with President Karzai. October 12, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Bagram, Kabul Accompanied President Bush. March 1, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Kabul Met with President Karzai. June 28, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Kandahar, Kabul Accompanied British Foreign Secretary Miliband.  Met with President Karzai. February 7, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton Kabul Attended the inauguration of President Karzai. November 18–19, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Kabul Met with President Karzai and attended an international conference on the future of Afghanistan. July 19–20, 2010
Hillary Rodham Clinton Kabul Met with President Karzai and Afghan civil leaders. October 20, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai. Announced the designation of Afghanistan as a Major Non-NATO Ally. July 7, 2012
John Forbes Kerry Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai. March 25–26, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai. Signed Bilateral Security Agreement. October 11–12, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai, Afghan political leaders, and the head of the UN Assistance Mission. July 11–12, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai and presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani. August 7–8, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Kabul Attended the third meeting of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission. April 9, 2016