Central Asia

Politics

Looking ahead: US policy in the Balkans

Kosovo declared its independence with support from many Western countries -- including the United States; The World's Matthew Bell reports on what today's events could mean for the future the Balkans and US policy in the region.

Conflict & Justice

Psychology of war

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Steve Metz of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania about the psychology of counter-insurgency and its applications in Afghanistan.

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.

Politics

Progress in Pakistan

The BBC's Orla Guerin reports that a police crackdown in Pakistan's Punjab province is getting results. Several Taliban cells have been broken up and two potential bombers arrested.