Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the Washington Post's Greg Jaffe, lead reporter on a series that chronicles one of the costliest encounters of the war for US forces in Afghanistanï¿½ last year's Battle of Wanat in Nuristan.
Earlier this week an Afghan policeman turned on five British soldiers and killed them. Retired Captain Doug Beattie says he twice encountered situations that made him question the loyalty of his Afghan allies. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.
Lieutenant Colonel Jennie Carignan became the first female deputy commanding officer of a combat arms unit in Canada. She's now serving in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan. She spoke to the BBC about how she combines being on the front line and a mother.
The northern city of Kirkuk is ground zero for a potential conflict following the planned US withdrawal: In his second story from Kirkuk, reporter Ben Gilbert looks at the role Kirkuk plays in the Iraq vote.
The US airbase in Bagram, Afghanistan is the site of a major detention facility. But the Red Cross has confirmed the existence of a second jail where former prisoners say they were abused. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Hilary Anderson.