Central Asia

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

It's nestled high up in the Hindu Kush mountain range of Central Afghanistan. Jessica Weinstein ? says getting to this national park from the capital Kabul was a long and winding journey.

Conflict & Justice

Still counting in Afghanistan

So far, only about a tenth of the votes have been counted in Afghanistan's presidential election; early numbers show a close race between incumbent Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from the BBC's Chris Morris.

Conflict & Justice

More doubts over Afghan vote

Election results in Afghanistan show incumbent president Hamid Karzai winning re-election; But allegations of fraud continue to mar the process. Now EU observers say that up to 25% the ballots cast are suspect. The World's Jason Margolis has details.

Global Politics

The aftermath of battle

Retired Col. David Brostrom lost his son, Jonathan Bostrom last year, during the Battle of Wanat in Afghanistan. The grieving father tells host Marco Werman why his son's troops were not given the supplies and support needed to repel the enemy.

Conflict & Justice

Afghanistan's contested election

Afghan election returns released on Tuesday pointed to a first-round victory for incumbent president Hamid Karzai. But the results were immediately questioned as a U.N.-backed watchdog agency said it had found �clear and convincing evidence of fraud�.

Global Politics

Pakistan suicide attack

A suicide bomber has attacked the UN World Food Program offices in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing five people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with WFP spokesman Amjad Jamal, who was friends with those who lost their lives.

Global Politics

Tensions in Northern Afghanistan

The re-election of President Hamid Karzai is raising tensions in several provinces. One flashpoint is Balkh province where the Governor may take up arms against Karzai. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean Mackenzie, Kabul correspondent for the Global Post.

Charlie Wilson obituary

Anchor Marco Werman remembers Charlie Wilson, the former Texas Congressman who died yesterday. The Congressman's efforts to increase US support for Afghan rebels in the 1980's were the focus of the film ?Charlie Wilson's War.?

Global Politics

Attacks in Kabul

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Dion Nissenbaum in Kabul, where militants today attacked guesthouses used by foreigners in the heart of the Afghan capital. At least 17 people were killed.

Arts, Culture & Media

Cleaning up Mount Everest

A team of Sherpas is gearing up to ascend Everest to remove thousands of pounds of garbage from elevations known as the ?death zone.' The group may also recover the remains of climbers who died. The BBC's Joanna Jolly speaks with anchor Marco Werman.