Afghanistan

Arts, Culture & Media

Pentagon meets Tinseltown

After countless movies about Iraq and Afghanistan, Lt. Col. J. Todd Breasseale just wants filmmakers to tell it like it is? or perhaps how the Army says it is. But is Breasseale's Army Media Relations division concerned with telling the truth, or promoting its own agenda? Guest: Lt. Col. J. Todd Breasseale, Army Relations Los Angeles Division

Iran's role in Afghanistan

Iran says it wants to help Afghanistan, but the US government says Iran is also trying to increase its influence there, and supplying weapons to the Taliban.

Suicide car bombing in Kabul

A suicide car bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed more than forty people. Eyewitnesses described the horrific scene after the blast.

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Migrants stuck in Serbia play a desperate 'game' to reach the EU

Nearly 8,000 refugees and migrants are currently stranded in Serbia. Iraqis and Syrians have the best chances of being granted asylum. People with money can pay a smuggler to take them across the border. It's only the most desperate that try to cross the border into Croatia — and the European Union — illegally.

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How a soldier gets ready for deployment

The US is going to increase its military presence in Afghanistan over the next few months. The US Army plans to increase the total force by as many as 1,000. So, what is it like for an Army officer getting ready to deploy? We followed one of them.