Life for U.S. marines in Afghanistan

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with David Wood, a reporter embedded with the Marines in southern Afghanistan; Wood reports for the Baltimore Sun, and he's also been writing a blog about what daily life is like there for the Marines.

A NATO perspective on Afghan security

The new American commander of NATO forces says the Taliban aren't all that "resurgent,� and The World's Quil Lawrence gets an assessment of the fight against the Afghan group from General David McKiernan.


Afghan Olympians

The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports from Kabul on two of Afghanistan's four Olympic representatives in Beijing: the two are Tae Kwan Do athletes, and they're hoping to win Afghanistan its first-ever Olympic medal.

Conflict & Justice

Taliban weapons

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with correspondent Kate Clark, who traveled through Afghanistan to investigate how Taliban fighters are getting weapons to fuel their insurgency. Clark was in Afghanistan on special assignment for the BBC.


A plan for Afghanistan

What to do about Afghanistan? That's a top priority for the Obama Administration. The Senate foreign relations committee today put together a panel of experts to address the question. And The World's Matthew Bell listened in.

Conflict & Justice

The US plan for Afghanistan

What are America's larger objectives in Afghanistan? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Amin Tarz, Middle East Studies Director at the Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia -- and Anatol Lieven, a professor at the War Studies Department at King's College in London.