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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

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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

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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

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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
Historic relationship between U.S. and Japan begins to sour

Interview

Historic relationship between U.S. and Japan begins to sour

Kay Shimizu, a visiting assistant professor at Harvard University, discusses why the presence of 47,000 U.S. troops in Okinawa is causing controversy and why the new Japanese government may pull out its naval support of the war in Afghanistan.

Posted: October 22, 2009 14:05   Comments: 2
Chatting with a German officer in chaotic Afghanistan

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Chatting with a German officer in chaotic Afghanistan

As President Obama flirts with the possibility of sending more troops to Afghanistan, security personnel already in the country become increasingly disillusioned about the conflict. Blogger Khushbu Shah, who works for a research firm in Kabul, writes about her conversation with a German officer serving under NATO in Afghanistan.

Posted: October 22, 2009 11:23   Comments: 5
Afghans ambivalent about prospects of Nov. 7 runoff election

Interview

Afghans ambivalent about prospects of Nov. 7 runoff election

Jamie Metzl of the Asia Society discusses the widespread fraud and low voter turnout during the first round of elections, and whether Afghans believe the second round on November 7 will repeat past results.

Posted: October 20, 2009 13:51   Comments: 0
Afghan immigrants find refuge in oil-rich Iran

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Afghan immigrants find refuge in oil-rich Iran

As the world's second largest oil producer, Iran has become a model of stability in the region. It is estimated that approximately 3 million Afghan immigrants in Iran are doing low-skill labor. Richard O'Regan reports from Tehran.

Posted: October 19, 2009 17:27   Comments: 5
Week in Review: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Russia

Week in Review

Week in Review: Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Russia

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and David Andelman of the World Policy Journal discuss corruption in Afghanistan, strategic opportunities in Pakistan, Iran's relationship with Russia and China and the threat of nuclear weapons.

Posted: October 16, 2009 16:25   Comments: 0

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