Afghanistan

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.

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.

Global Politics

Afghan aid report

The World's Katy Clark reports that aid groups working in Afghanistan today are complaining that international funding for reconstruction there has been insufficient and mismanaged.

Violence rising in Afghanistan

The World's Jason Margolis reports on why violence in Afghanistan has risen to its highest levels since the U.S. led invasion of 2001; the conflict claimed some 8,000 lives last year alone.

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