Despite a spike in violence leading up to Afghanistan's presidential election, Afghan voters came out to cast their ballots today. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Carolyn Wyatt, who's in Helmand Province about today's vote.
Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean MacKenzie, Kabul correspondent for the on-line news site, Global Post.com, about the current situation in Afghanistan, where continuing violence poses a serious challenge to the US military.
The US military in Afghanistan is to be allowed to pay Taliban fighters who renounce violence. The Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, Senator Carl Levin, sees pay for former Taliban fighters to protect their communities. Katy Clark talks with him.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Gaynor of Reuters News Agency and co-author of an investigative report that reveals evidence of a connection between Colombia's cocaine trade and groups tied to al Qaeda.
President Barack Obama has succeeded in pushing through health care reform in the United States. But what does that domestic victory mean for his administration's foreign policy challenges? The World's Matthew Bell has that story.