James Murray reports on what Canadian soldiers found when they conducted an unannounced check of police checkpoints in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. There was evidence of some gaping holes in the city's security.
So far, only about a tenth of the votes have been counted in Afghanistan's presidential election; early numbers show a close race between incumbent Hamid Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from the BBC's Chris Morris.
Afghan journalists are up in arms after the rescue of a New York Times reporter and the death of his Afghan translator. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the head of the Afghan Independent Journalists' Association, Rahimullah Samandar, about the incident.
Retired Col. David Brostrom lost his son, Jonathan Bostrom last year, during the Battle of Wanat in Afghanistan. The grieving father tells host Marco Werman why his son's troops were not given the supplies and support needed to repel the enemy.
Earlier this week an Afghan policeman turned on five British soldiers and killed them. Retired Captain Doug Beattie says he twice encountered situations that made him question the loyalty of his Afghan allies. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him.
A journalism student in Afghanistan has been sentenced to death by an Afghan court on charges of blasphemy, as Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from Jean McKenzie, Afghanistan Program Director for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
US led forces in Afghanistan are increasing their efforts to train a professional Afghan national police force. But as the CBC's Derek Stoffel reports from Kandahar, that force is plagued by corruption and low pay.