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Global Politics

Locating al-Qaeda

America's top general in Afghanistan says a new strategy is needed. It's assumed that a goal will be to reduce the capability of al-Qaeda. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Bruce Hoffman, professor of security studies at Georgetown University.

Conflict & Justice

Battle in Pakistan

Pakistan says its forces fought off a large well-coordinated attack on a military post last night. The army says the militants suffered heavy losses. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad.

Global Politics

The drone war in Pakistan

The Taliban in Pakistan have told the BBC that attacks by US drone aircraft are having an effect on Taliban activities in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan. Marco Werman talks with BBC's Islamabad Bureau chief Haroon Rashid to learn more.

Global Politics

Getting aid to Pakistan

Aid organizations are wondering why more money is not being donated to help Pakistanis. Some are saying it might be because of the country's reputation for corruption and as breeding ground for militants. The World's Clark Boyd has more.

Conflict & Justice

Obama backs India's UN bid

President Obama today supported India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. Pakistan has strongly criticized this move. Washington Post UN correspondent Colum Lynch says India would benefit greatly from a permanent place on the Council.