Afghanistan

NATO's Afghan challenge

The outgoing US military commander for NATO forces in Afghanistan says the mission is "under-resourced,� and The World's Matthew Bell reports on why that is the case.

News summary

Anchor Lisa Mullins reviews some of the other news stories that have been pushed out of the headlines by the two natural disasters in Asia.

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.

Environment

William Crawford

Faith talks to William Crawford, the co-creator of Concrete Canvas, a unique fabric that can be used to create a bulletproof shelter.

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