Week in review: Markets, Afghanistan and North Korea
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations review the major events of the week.
Posted: October 10, 2008 18:56
Suicide bombers on the rise in Pakistan
There have been 28 bombings killing over 471 people in Pakistan since the beginning of the year -- more deaths than either Iraq or Afghanistan.
Posted: October 10, 2008 17:11
Afghanistan is in a “downward spiral,” report says
A new report casts doubt on the ability of the Afghan government to stem the rise of the Taliban.
Posted: October 9, 2008 18:37
Blogwatch / Video
Torture is rife in Jordanian prisons
A Human Rights Watch Report cites rampant and routine torture in Jordan's prisons, but Jordan is not the only country where allegations of prison torture have surfaced.
Posted: October 8, 2008 17:59
Reactions to change and death in the Middle East
Journalist Raghida Dergham discusses current challenges in Yemen, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Posted: September 17, 2008 16:16
The original Al Qaeda is defeated
A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses Al Qaeda's condition and outlines its history.
Posted: September 11, 2008 10:20