Afghanistan

Conflict & Justice

Karzai expands his influence

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has signed a decree that allows him to appoint all members of the country's Electoral Complaints Commission. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Scott Worden, who served on the Commission last year.

Global Politics

Afpak strategy

With the US consulate in Peshawar under attack and the Afghan president criticizing his sponsors, it seems like a good time to get a quick 'report card' on the US's Afpak strategy. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Lisa Curtis of the Heritage Foundation.

Conflict & Justice

More on the Wikileaks release

The release of secret US military documents by Wikileaks has put the internet site on the defensive. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with investigative reporter Philip Shenon. Shenon has written, for some time, about Wikileaks for the Daily Beast.

Global Politics

Taliban threaten Afghan elections

Afghans go to the polls this weekend, more than 2,500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the lower house of parliament. Taliban insurgents are threatening to disrupt the vote. GlobalPost.com correspondent Jean Mackenzie is in Kabul.