Afghanistan

History

Remembering how America experienced 9/11

America is at a turning point in which the events of 9/11 are shifting from memory to history. In his book, "The Only Plane in the Sky," author Garrett Graff compiles a comprehensive oral history timeline of Sept. 11, 2001, told via brief diary-like accounts.

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Life for U.S. marines in Afghanistan

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with David Wood, a reporter embedded with the Marines in southern Afghanistan; Wood reports for the Baltimore Sun, and he's also been writing a blog about what daily life is like there for the Marines.

Afghanistan's war on drugs

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with General Khodaidad, the Afghan minister for counter-narcotics, about the status of the government's efforts to rein in opium production in Afghanistan.

Taliban threat in Afghanistan

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the BBC's Alistair Leithead about the threat posed by the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan, where Taliban forces have regrouped in sufficient numbers to pose an increasing threat to NATO-led forces in the country.