U.S. officials are trying to come to terms with the rise in so-called green-on-blue, Afghan on NATO, attacks lately. Some experts suspect a rise in PTSD among Afghan soldiers may be a cause of the violence.
Afghans are facing violent Taliban moves to disrupt their presidential elections and a potential future without foreign troops. But after such a difficult past, many Afghans are excited about the future, as researcher Faiysal AliKhan found during a month-long trip there.
Senior Obama Administration officials have indicated that 2014 is the key date for handing over responsibility to Afghan security forces. Ben Gilbert reports that the march toward those goals has really just begun and there's a long way to go.
Domestic abuse is not unusual in Afghanistan and Iran. Far less common is a brother willing to defy local authorities and relatives to speak out on behalf of his abused sister. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Ali Shahidy in Kabul.