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More US troops for Afghanistan

The Pentagon today announced it would send 3,200 additional US troops to Afghanistan this spring, and that would boost US troops numbers to their highest levels since 2001

Conflict & Justice

An Afghan government offensive

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.

The Taliban strategy

The luxury hotel in Kabul where Taliban attackers killed seven people yesterday is frequented by foreigners and diplomats, and The World's Jeb Sharp examines whether yesterday's raid represents a new strategy by the Taliban to target civilians, especially