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War in Afghanistan

War in Afghanistan

Looking at the British side of the war in Afghanistan

Interview

Looking at the British side of the war in Afghanistan

This week, a Taliban sympathizer gunned down five British troops in Afghanistan. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Gideon Lichfield, deputy editor of The Economist online in New York, about British public sentiment and the reaction of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Posted: November 5, 2009 17:29   Comments: 10
A Marine’s thoughts on the open debate over Afghanistan

Perspectives

A Marine’s thoughts on the open debate over Afghanistan

A U.S. Marine who is an embedded trainer with the Afghan National Army blogs about the impact from his perspective of the prolonged debate over the future military strategy in the region.

Posted: November 5, 2009 12:42   Comments: 4
U.K. public opinion turning against war in Afghanistan

How You See It

U.K. public opinion turning against war in Afghanistan

After news yesterday of the deaths of five British soldiers in Afghanistan, public opinion in the U.K. seems to be shifting. Amid growing calls for a policy change, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to deliver a major speech tomorrow. Does growing British opposition to the war affect your perspective on America's role in Afghanistan?

Posted: November 5, 2009 09:30   Comments: 32
What Karzai’s second term means for Afghanistan and U.S.

Interview + Video

What Karzai’s second term means for Afghanistan and U.S.

Hassan Abbas of the Asia Society joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss what Hamid Karzai's second term means for the U.S. and the international community. Jonah Hull of Al Jazeera English reports from Kabul on delays, violence and voter fraud.

Posted: November 2, 2009 18:32   Comments: 0
Addressing the psychological impact of war in Afghanistan

How You See It

Addressing the psychological impact of war in Afghanistan

This year has seen huge casualty increases for American soldiers in Afghanistan. President Obama is considering whether or not to send more troops to the embattled nation. But our question today is about the troops returning home. Do you think the U.S. government is doing enough to help American combat troops deal with psychological injuries?

Posted: October 30, 2009 10:29   Comments: 9
Dual Taliban attacks strike in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Interview

Dual Taliban attacks strike in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Ahmad Kamal, a Pakistani diplomat for 40 years, discusses the relationship between the Taliban in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the escalation of attacks. He also examines what it will take to end the violence in both countries.

Posted: October 28, 2009 17:21   Comments: 0
Propping up the embroiled Afghan president

How You See It

Propping up the embroiled Afghan president

U.S. President Barack Obama continues to grapple with the complex situation in Afghanistan. With allegations of election fraud surrounding Afghan president Hamid Karzai and new allegations against his brother, should the U.S. cut ties with the controversial president?

Posted: October 28, 2009 10:06   Comments: 29
U.S. continues to tango with Osama and the Taliban

Perspectives

U.S. continues to tango with Osama and the Taliban

The month of October marks eight years since the Bush administration successfully removed the Taliban regime from power in Kabul. But there was a crucial difference between the U.S. eviction of Saddam from Kuwait and forcible regime change in Afghanistan, writes Worldfocus contributing blogger S. Azmat Hassan.

Posted: October 27, 2009 11:30   Comments: 2
Week in review: Afghanistan and Iran

Week in Review

Week in review: Afghanistan and Iran

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times editorial board join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss whether Iran appears to be pulling back from a deal to ship enriched uranium overseas. They also discuss fair elections in Afghanistan and NATO's decision to support a wider war counter-strategy.

Posted: October 23, 2009 17:08   Comments: 7
Up close and personal with the Taliban

In the Newsroom

Up close and personal with the Taliban

Edward Deitch is the consulting producer and head writer at Worldfocus. He looks at how one reporter describes an ordeal in Afghanistan and Pakistan -- and what it may mean for U.S. policymakers.

Posted: October 23, 2009 16:26   Comments: 3

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