The US Army's 101st Airborne has been pushing into areas that the Taliban once controlled. That's meant moving troops through very dangerous territory, often booby trapped by the rebels. Reporter Ben Gilbert is embedded with the 101st Airborne.
General David Petraeus, the US commander of international forces in Afghanistan, says the current military and development strategy in the country is working. Marco Werman speaks with Michael Codner of the Royal United Services Institute.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're going around in circles. Cairo and Beijing have ring roads, London has an orbital, and Washington's got a beltway. We're looking for another of these circular routes. The one we want you to name is in south-west Ireland.
The Swat valley of Pakistan has not yet stabilized a year after the Pakistani military launched one of its biggest attacks on Taliban militants. Refugees fear returning home, where their homes are destroyed and Taliban attacks continue.
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.
President Obama's decision on whether to deploy more US troops to Afghanistan will certainly affect the more than 2800 Canadian troops in Afghanistan right now. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Graeme Smith, with Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper.