The US is winding down its presence in Afghanistan. President Obama met his Afghan counterpart on Friday to discuss the details. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks with Ali Jalali, a 2009 candidate for president of Afghanistan.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Washington this week for talks with President Barack Obama over the future of his country once the US and NATO pull out most of their troops by the end of 2014.
Before the scandals involving Generals Petraeus and Allen, concern over the quality of US military leadership has been growing. We speak with Martin L. Cook, who is a professor of professional military ethics at the US Naval War College in Rhode Island.
The US commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, is under investigation for inappropriate communications with a Florida woman. The scandals are leaving many in Afghanistan with concerns. Anchor Marco Werman hears from the BBC's Bilal Sarwary in Kabul.
Even before the Petraeus scandal widened, General John Allen's time as top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan was winding down. Last month, President Obama nominated General Joseph Dunford to replace Allen.