Ambassador Ahmad Kamal discusses Pakistan's war against Islamic militants and whether the U.S. is paying enough attention to Afghanistan's neighbor. Kamal Hyder of Al Jazeera English reports from Pakistan on the deteriorating security situation.
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Contributing blogger S. Azmat Hassan is a career diplomat and former ambassador of Pakistan, where his postings have included Ambassador of Pakistan to Malaysia, Syria and Morocco. He writes for Worldfocus about the need for a new American strategy in Afghanistan.
Garrick Utley of the State University of New York and Chrystia Freeland of Britain's Financial Times discuss the week's top stories: The impact of U.S. President Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and his biggest foreign policy challenge -- Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The complexities of the war in Afghanistan were driven home once more on Thursday by a suicide car bombing that left 17 people dead and many injured in Kabul. Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses Afghanistan's importance to India and the implications of the bombing.
Wednesday marks the eighth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan. After eight years of war in Afghanistan, are the United States and the world safer from terrorism? Tell us what you think.
Gabriel Schoenfeld of the Hudson Institute discusses the debate over troop increases in Afghanistan. Do you agree with Defense Secretary Robert Gates that those advising President Obama on Afghanistan war strategy should keep their opinions private? Tell us what you think.
U.S. President Barack Obama held a three-hour meeting on Afghanistan with key members of his national security team, some of whom are divided on whether or not to send more troops to Afghanistan. Alex Their of the United States Institute of Peace discusses the administration's options.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week's top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and the global economic summit in Pittsburgh.
The Obama administration is considering major foreign policy changes in the Middle East and Afghanistan. James Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses shifting foreign policy. Is U.S. foreign policy headed in the right direction? Tell us what you think.