Global Politics

Afghanistan attacks

A controversial former Afghan warlord Abdul Rasul Sayyaf, now a member of the Afghan parliament, has narrowly escaped an assassination attempt which killed at least five of his bodyguards, police say.

The U.S. Military and Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan

The New York Times has reported that dozens of civilians in Afghanistan were killed last month in the western province of Farah because of an error made by American forces in the region. New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt joins The Takeaway.