A new report says that one third of the Afghan population is now at risk of hunger. Shannon Scribner of Oxfam discusses efforts to combat hunger in Afghanistan and assesses the effectiveness of international aid.
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Contributing blogger Scott Bohlinger is a political analyst and writer currently living and working in Afghanistan. He writes about the messages behind the election posters plastered across Afghan cities.
Nora Bensahel of the Rand Corporation explains the differences between the conflicts and objectives in Afghanistan and Iraq. Also, watch a video on how the Obama administration measures success in Afghanistan.
A U.S. Marine embedded trainer with the Afghan National Army describes the atmosphere in northeastern Afghanistan, a well-known insurgent haven, ahead of national elections.
On Tuesday, the Taliban launched a series of attacks on the Afghan city of Kabul. Kimberly Marten of Columbia University discusses U.S. strategy ahead of the election and examines whether the attacks are a sign of what's to come on election day.
In Afghanistan on Tuesday, with the election two days away and the campaign winding down, the Taliban is doing all it can to let voters know they are not safe. Zeina Khodr of Al Jazeera English reports on the dangers in the southern city of Kandahar.
The United States believes that upcoming elections in Afghanistan will legitimize the government, but the Taliban is doing all it can to disrupt the vote. Alex Their of the United States Institute of Peace and Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English break down Afghanistan's complex political scene
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week’s top stories: A major U.S. offensive as national elections approach in Afghanistan, a surge in suicide bombings in Iraq and Hillary Clinton's trip to Africa.
United States Marines went on the offensive on Wednesday, launching a major new attack on a Taliban stronghold in the south of Afghanistan. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discuss the offensive and the next phase of the war in Afghanistan.