President Bush today announced today he's calling for the deployment of additional combat forces to Afghanistan. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the significance of the announcement with The World's Quil Lawrence who's in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.