I don't have a link for this yet, but AFP is reporting that Karzai has stripped a warlord of his post:
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has
stripped powerful warlord Ismail Khan of his post as military commander
of western Afghanistan in a major reshuffle of provincial governors and
officials, the official Bakhtar news agency said on Wednesday.
The National Security Council decided Khan could not retain
his post as military commander while governor of Herat province it
said, citing a decree by Karzai who said earlier this year that
officials could not hold both military and civil posts.
A new Herat military commander would be named shortly, it
Score one for the rule of law in Afghanistan. It's a small point, but it's a start.

UPDATE: Still no link to the AFP story, but here is the AP version.

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