The US State Department has resumed non-lethal aid to the more moderate rebel groups in Syria. Along with food, medical supplies and communications equipment, the aid includes 43 Toyota pickup trucks. The BBC's Afghanistan correspondent David Loyn explains the value of pick-up trucks in war zones.
The pullout of American forces from Afghanistan by 2014 has some feeling hopeful about the future of the war-torn country. But with the ongoing drone strikes in Pakistan, and continued violence in Afghanistan, it's often hard to see the progress over the border.
On Wednesday, the Pew Research Center released a poll indicating that only a third of American servicemen and women believe the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been worth the costs. David Loyn and Genevieve Chase respond to the Pew poll.
The Taliban fired nine rockets into the Afghan capital of Kabul, presumably in anticipation for Afghanistan's upcoming presidential election. The Takeaway is joined by David Loyn, BBC correspondent in Kabul.
Some ingenious people are trying to fight that corruption in Afghanistan with cell phones. In a pilot program, officials are attemping to eliminate graft by paying police officers their monthly wage via mobile phones.
NATO forces in Afghanistan now say they have recovered the body of one of two U.S. Navy personnel missing since Friday. Negotiations are still going on through tribal elders to secure the release of the other man. We speak to the BBC's David Loyn.
The WikiLeaks documents have far reaching consequences in Afghanistan. BBC correspondent David Loyn brings details from Afghanistan. Noah Shachtman, contributing editor at Wired says that the WikiLeaks documents should not be taken as a complete picture.
Col. Moammer Gadhafi's military continues an assault on rebel forces and civilians, despite five days of bombings from coalition forces. With insights on who is in charge and why it matters, is David Loyn, foreign correspondent for the BBC.