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War in Afghanistan

War in Afghanistan

Committing tens of thousands more soldiers to Afghanistan

Interview

Committing tens of thousands more soldiers to Afghanistan

Obama administration officials have just announced that the president has finished gathering information about the situation in Afghanistan and will likely address the nation on Dec. 1 about the planned troop increases. For more on Pres. Obama's plan in Afghanistan, Martin Savidge speaks with Juan Carlos Zarate.

Posted: November 24, 2009 15:57   Comments: 75
Pakistani army offensive faces huge obstacles in Waziristan

Interview & Video

Pakistani army offensive faces huge obstacles in Waziristan

Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the offensive in South Waziristan, Pakistan -- and the latest developments in Afghanistan. Also, Kamal Hyder of Al Jazeera English reports from South Waziristan.

Posted: November 18, 2009 17:13   Comments: 1
Afghan minister of mines embroiled in corruption scandal

How You See It

Afghan minister of mines embroiled in corruption scandal

In a reminder of just how bad the problem of corruption is in Afghanistan, today's Washington Post quotes an American official as saying that the Afghan minister of mines accepted a $30 million bribe to award its largest mining project to a Chinese firm. Should the United States continue to give aid if Afghanistan doesn't clean up corruption?

Posted: November 18, 2009 12:04   Comments: 6
Mourning the loss of life at one of the world’s largest bases

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Mourning the loss of life at one of the world’s largest bases

Worldfocus contributing blogger S. Azmat Hassan writes about the recent shooting at the U.S. military base in Ft. Hood, Texas. He explains why the event should not cause Americans to question the presence of Muslims in the army and also why the U.S. needs better gun control.

Posted: November 16, 2009 12:02   Comments: 5
Controversy rages over Afghanistan troop levels, corruption

Interview & Video

Controversy rages over Afghanistan troop levels, corruption

For more on the emerging U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, Marvin Weinbaum, a scholar at the Middle East Institute, joins Daljit Dhaliwal. Also, Jonah Hull of Al Jazeera English reports on the perceptions of corruption from inside Afghanistan.

Posted: November 12, 2009 18:23   Comments: 10
Fighting fire with fire in America’s Afghan quagmire

How You See It

Fighting fire with fire in America’s Afghan quagmire

As President Obama considers his options in Afghanistan, a voice of dissent has emerged, challenging the American commander in Afghanistan's call for another 40,000 troops. The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan says that no more than 15,000 more forces should be committed. Should the United States commit any more troops to the war in Afghanistan?

Posted: November 12, 2009 11:15   Comments: 53
Analyzing media coverage and embeds in U.S. conflicts

Interview

Analyzing media coverage and embeds in U.S. conflicts

On this Veteran's Day, we look at the role of journalists and their coverage of America's conflicts. John Maxwell Hamilton, former foreign correspondent and currently the dean of journalism at Louisiana State University, joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the role of journalists in recent war coverage.

Posted: November 11, 2009 13:41   Comments: 2
Week in Review: Afghan election and Italian court ruling

Week in Review

Week in Review: Afghan election and Italian court ruling

Carla Robbins of The New York Times and James Rubin of Columbia University discuss Hamid Karzai's second term and the worsening security situation in Afghanistan. They also examine the fallout from a landmark case in Italy involving the alleged CIA abduction and "rendition" of a Muslim cleric.

Posted: November 6, 2009 15:10   Comments: 5
Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

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Afghanistan’s “bravest woman” criticizes government

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al Kassim interviews Malalai Joya -- the first Afghan woman to be elected to parliament. She has openly challenged the Afghan government, U.S. and NATO military presence, warlords and the Taliban.

Posted: November 6, 2009 14:54   Comments: 16
Worldfocus Radio: Philippines — the forgotten terrorist front

Worldfocus Radio

Worldfocus Radio: Philippines — the forgotten terrorist front

Martin Savidge hosts Filipino peace negotiator and Catholic priest Eliseo Mercado and security analyst Zachary Abuza when Worldfocus Radio explores the forgotten terrorist front in the Philippines. LISTEN NOW.

Posted: November 5, 2009 18:05   Comments: 3
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