Latest Stories Tagged: Afghanistan

Global Politics

NATO soul-searching

NATO is under pressure to respond to Russia's recent actions in Georgia, but commitments in Afghanistan and turmoil in the financial world mean there isn't much new money for defense. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Conflict & Justice

Taliban weapons

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with correspondent Kate Clark, who traveled through Afghanistan to investigate how Taliban fighters are getting weapons to fuel their insurgency. Clark was in Afghanistan on special assignment for the BBC.

Promo for interview on meeting the Taliban

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.

Conflict & Justice

Afghan senate protests civilian deaths

The entire Afghan Senate walked out in protest today over the high number of civilians killed by US air strikes. US commanders in Afghanistan are aware this is a crucial issue in their battle for hearts and minds in that country. But that doesn't make it an easy problem to solve. The World's Quil Lawrence reports.

Sports

Afghan Olympian

Afghan athlete Rohullah Nikpai took home the bronze medal in Tae Kwon Do at last month's Beijing Olympics. It's Afghanistan's first ever Olympic medal. Now he's a national hero. Correspondent Derek Stoffel has his story.