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More US troops for Afghanistan

The Pentagon today announced it would send 3,200 additional US troops to Afghanistan this spring, and that would boost US troops numbers to their highest levels since 2001

The Taliban strategy

The luxury hotel in Kabul where Taliban attackers killed seven people yesterday is frequented by foreigners and diplomats, and The World's Jeb Sharp examines whether yesterday's raid represents a new strategy by the Taliban to target civilians, especially

Suicide bomb kills Afghan official

The Taliban claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Helmand province which killed several people, including the province's deputy governor, as Gregory Warner reports from Kabul, Afghanistan.

Fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Thomas Gouttierre, director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, about the challenges facing Allied forces in their fight against the Taliban.

Iraq war strains efforts in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he backs a pause in troops cuts in Iraq after the first round of pullouts in July, but that could mean more strain on US forces in Afghanistan, where the violence is escalating