Jean MacKenzie

Politics

Taliban threaten Afghan elections

Afghans go to the polls this weekend, more than 2,500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the lower house of parliament. Taliban insurgents are threatening to disrupt the vote. GlobalPost.com correspondent Jean Mackenzie is in Kabul.

NATO-led offensive continues in Afghanistan

U.S., U.K. and Afghan forces continue a military assault against Taliban fighters in Marjah, Afghanistan, this morning. Despite wide discussion of plans for the offensive to help limit civilian casualties, two coalition rockets missed their mark, killing 12 civilians on Sunday.

Politics

Afghan challenge

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean MacKenzie, Kabul correspondent for the on-line news site, Global Post.com, about the current situation in Afghanistan, where continuing violence poses a serious challenge to the US military.

Politics

Afghan challenge

Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Jean MacKenzie, Kabul correspondent for the on-line news site, Global Post.com, about the current situation in Afghanistan, where continuing violence poses a serious challenge to the US military.

Politics

Taliban threaten Afghan elections

Afghans go to the polls this weekend, more than 2,500 candidates are competing for 249 seats in the lower house of parliament. Taliban insurgents are threatening to disrupt the vote. GlobalPost.com correspondent Jean Mackenzie is in Kabul.

NATO-led offensive continues in Afghanistan

U.S., U.K. and Afghan forces continue a military assault against Taliban fighters in Marjah, Afghanistan, this morning. Despite wide discussion of plans for the offensive to help limit civilian casualties, two coalition rockets missed their mark, killing 12 civilians on Sunday.