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NATO's Afghan challenge

The outgoing US military commander for NATO forces in Afghanistan says the mission is "under-resourced,� and The World's Matthew Bell reports on why that is the case.

Tensions along Afghan-Pakistan border

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has threatened to send troops into neighboring Pakistan because militants from Pakistan have been making cross-border raids; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets more from The World's Quil Lawrence who's in Kabul.

Kandahar confrontation

NATO and Afghan troops are bracing for a battle with Taliban fighters around Afghanistan's second largest city, Kandahar, as The World's Quil Lawrence reports.

Afghans fear Taliban resurgence

NATO and Afghan government forces battled the Taliban in southern Afghanistan this week, and Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Quil Lawrence about how many Afghans are surprised and dismayed by the Taliban's continued strength.

A NATO perspective on Afghan security

The new American commander of NATO forces says the Taliban aren't all that "resurgent,� and The World's Quil Lawrence gets an assessment of the fight against the Afghan group from General David McKiernan.

Growing violence in Afghanistan

June has been the deadliest month for foreign troops in Afghanistan since the U.S. invasion in 2001, and civilian fatalities are also running high with Taliban forces operating on both sides of the Pakistani border

Threat of potential Pakistani militias

Pakistan's security forces are continuing to pursue Islamist militias that threaten the northwest city of Peshawar; David Rhode co-wrote a recent article on the topic and he talks with anchor Marco Werman.