The Taliban claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Helmand province which killed several people, including the province's deputy governor, as Gregory Warner reports from Kabul, Afghanistan.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Thomas Schweich, a former US anti-narcotics official, who says a mixture of Western obstruction and Afghan corruption has allowed the Taliban to secure support and funding from Afghanistan's growing poppy trade.
Correspondent Kate Clark recently traveled to Afghanistan on special assignment for the BBC. She met arms dealers, Taliban commanders and Afghans from many walks of life. We hear a taste of tomorrow's interview with Kate Clark.
The World's Quil Lawrence spent a week at a U.S. military hospital on the frontlines in Afghanistan. We hear from doctors and nurses working there about what it's like dealing with patients on both sides of the fighting.
President Obama has appointed Richard Holbrooke, one of America's best-known diplomatic troubleshooters, as special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan. The World's Jeb Sharp reports on the man and his mandate.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Martin Patience in Kabul about two developments in Afghanistan. One is a possible chemical attack on a girls' school. The other is yesterday's unexpected dismissal of the US commander in Afghanistan.
Some of the new troops ordered to Afghanistan are fanning out across the Afghan south. For some Afghans, the American soldiers won't make much difference; they say the threat they face is from government corruption. Aaron Schachter reports.