Development & Education

Have we been duped? The successful building of schools in Afghanistan may be overstated

The US Agency for International Development claims American efforts to help build schools in Afghanistan have been successful, with schools now serving millions of Afghan pupils. But a BuzzFeed investigation questions the agency's numbers, finding many US-financed schools in serious disrepair and the enrollment numbers inflated.

Lifestyle & Belief

UN condemns Taliban attack

The UN has condemned a Taliban raid on a guest house in Kabul that killed six of its employees and vowed it would not deter its work in Afghanistan. The World's Aaron Schachter has stayed in the Kabul neighborhood in which the attack took place.


Afghan peace council

Afghan president Hamid Karzai says he has a plan to woo people away from the insurgents. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with tribal chief Ajmal Khan Zazai. Zazai doesn't support Karzai, but he supports the president's idea of reaching out to insurgents.