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Global Politics

Taliban commander 'seized in Pakistan'

A man described as the top Afghan Taliban military commander and named as Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar has been captured in Pakistan, US officials say. The government has yet to confirm the arrest; the Taliban have denied it. Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Kandahar supply lines

The US military operation in Kandahar is currently focusing on a district to the north, called Arghandab. The town holds the key to controlling roads coming into Kandahar, the area poses a serious challenge to NATO troops. Ben Gilbert reports.

Conflict & Justice

US working with Afghan police

US forces in Afghanistan have been trying for some time to improve the performance of the local police forces. Progress has been erratic. Ben Gilbert was embedded with the 504th Military Police Battalion when he sent this report.