Most Commented Stories Tagged: Central Asia

Conflict & Justice

Who are we fighting in Afghanistan?

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Barbara Elias the director of the Afghanistan, Pakistan and Taliban Project of the National Security Archive at George Washington University, about the US strategy against Taliban and al Qaeda forces in Afghanistan.

Global Politics

Bin Laden tapes

In 2001, Osama bin Laden's personal collection of audiotapes fell into American hands. Anchor Katy Clark talks with Flagg Miller about the collection of more than 1,500 cassettes.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Kronos Quartet

The Kronos Quartet is known for its wild, wide-ranging collaborations. The latest one took the San Francisco string quartet on a trip of sorts to Central Asia. The World's Adeline Sire recently caught up with Kronos's artistic director David Harrington.

Global Politics

Kandahar trauma unit

Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned that casualties will increase as the US led NATO force conducts a major offensive in Kandahar. Nowhere is the violence more apparent than at the trauma ward at Kandahar Airfield. Ben Gilbert reports.