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War in Afghanistan

War in Afghanistan

Good intentions won’t suffice in Afghanistan

Perspectives

Good intentions won’t suffice in Afghanistan

As the U.S. forges ahead in the war in Afghanistan, a Worldfocus contributing blogger turns his attention to the Afghan people and their changing perception of the West's role in the country.

Posted: March 11, 2009 08:50   Comments: 2
My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

In the Newsroom

My neighbor just lost three sons in Afghanistan

Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge was embedded in Afghanistan when Canadian troops arrived in 2002 and writes about Canada's sacrifices in the war there.

Posted: March 6, 2009 10:14   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

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Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show explores Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan, examining Canadian and Afghan public opinion. Canada's Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron Hoffman, aid expert Nipa Banerjee and journalist Terry Glavin join the conversation.

Posted: March 3, 2009 20:34   Comments: 2
Timeline: Canada in Afghanistan’s war zone

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Timeline: Canada in Afghanistan’s war zone

As Canada prepares to withdraw its combat forces from Afghanistan in 2011, explore a timeline of Canada's involvement in the war and view scenes from on the ground.

Posted: March 3, 2009 13:16   Comments: 5
Q&A: Canada’s role in the war in Afghanistan

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Q&A: Canada’s role in the war in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show on Tuesday, March 3 will explore Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan. Ask your questions now.

Posted: February 27, 2009 19:17   Comments: 3
Obama calls for new strategies in Pakistan, Afghanistan

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Obama calls for new strategies in Pakistan, Afghanistan

Shuja Nawaz of The Atlantic Council discusses U.S efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan and President Barack Obama's statement that the U.S. will forge new strategies in the region.

Posted: February 25, 2009 17:10   Comments: 2
Obama orders 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan

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Obama orders 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Frederick Barton of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses President Barack Obama's announcement that he will send 17,000 more American troops to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Posted: February 18, 2009 15:48   Comments: 1
No quick peace in Afghanistan’s long-term war

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No quick peace in Afghanistan’s long-term war

Dan Rather discusses his trip to Afghanistan, international cooperation in the war there and U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke's short-term mission. The U.S. is dealing with militants on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistan border.

Posted: February 9, 2009 11:00   Comments: 2
U.S. must seek alternate supply routes to Afghanistan

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U.S. must seek alternate supply routes to Afghanistan

Patricia DeGennaro, a specialist on Afghanistan and South Asia, discusses the U.S. supply options and the potential for diplomatic solutions in Central Asia.

Posted: February 5, 2009 16:23   Comments: 1
More troops in Afghanistan could destabilize Pakistan

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More troops in Afghanistan could destabilize Pakistan

Parag Khanna of the New America Foundation discusses how a troop increase in Afghanistan might impact Pakistan and U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke's future in the region.

Posted: January 29, 2009 16:38   Comments: 2
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