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Controversy rages over Afghanistan troop levels, corruption

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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
Worldfocus Extended Coverage Pages

Extended Coverage

Worldfocus Extended Coverage Pages

Worldfocus.org builds out extended coverage pages to focus on key international countries and themes: Voices of Iran; Stateless to Statehood; Politics and Pop Culture; Behind the Korean; Crisis in Congo, and more.

Posted: November 6, 2009 18:22   Comments: 0
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
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

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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
Battling corruption is vital to U.S. mission in Afghanistan

Interview

Battling corruption is vital to U.S. mission in Afghanistan

Karin von Hippel, a senior fellow for the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., speaks with Daljit Dhaliwal about the future of Afghanistan and President Hamid Karzai's reelection. Von Hippel says combating corruption is vital to maintaining the support of the Afghan people.

Posted: November 3, 2009 12:42   Comments: 0
What Karzai’s second term means for Afghanistan and U.S.

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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
Week in review: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Week in Review

Week in review: Afghanistan and Pakistan

David Andelman, editor of the World Policy Journal and a former foreign correspondent, and Chrystia Freeland, U.S. managing editor of Britain's Financial Times, join David Brancaccio to review the week's events in Pakistan and Afghanistan. They discuss troop levels in Afghanistan and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's controversial remarks in Pakistan.

Posted: October 30, 2009 16:34   Comments: 7

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