Global Politics

Afghan Polls to Delay Close

Afghan authorities are keeping the polls open for an extra hour to allow more people to vote during the presidential election. The Takeaway talks to Sarah Chayes, advisor to Stanley McChrystal, and Charlie Sennott, executive editor of GlobalPost.

Conflict & Justice

The battle for Kandahar

American Special Operations forces have been working to weaken the Taliban for several weeks in Kandahar as part of a pending operation in the southern Afghanistan city. The operation is being touted as a 'make or break' battle in the Afghan war.