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.
An increase in attacks by insurgents in Afghanistan has destabilized the efforts of aid workers, as Lisa Mullins speaks to Anja De Beer, Director of the Agency Coordinating Body for Afghan Relief (ACBAR).
The BBC's Alastair Leithead reports from Kabul on two of Afghanistan's four Olympic representatives in Beijing: the two are Tae Kwan Do athletes, and they're hoping to win Afghanistan its first-ever Olympic medal.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Pamir Mountains. Tom Godell reports on American efforts to document the fast-vanishing Shughni language. Shughni is spoken in the regions of Tajikistan and Afghanistan crossed by the Pamir Mountains.
A daring operation took place this week through one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan. Thousands of international troops worked together to deliver a massive hydroelectric turbine to a site in southern Afghanistan.
The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Kabul, Afghanistan, on what Afghans expect a new Pakistani president will mean in the fight against the Taliban. The Taliban use parts of Pakistan as a safe haven for attacks across the border in Afghanistan.