The US is having some issues mobilizing a coalition in its new war on the militants of ISIS. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been traveling in the Middle East and says he has support from 10 Arab nations, but what that support actually means is uncertain.
The business model of insurgents in Afghanistan and the business model of gangs in the inner city in the united states is the same. It's the same business model and I know counter insurgency can work if properly applied.
Afghanistan is a country where the culture does not allow women to ride bikes. So the Afghan Women's National Cycling Team has a huge hill to climb, especially if they are to have any chance of making it to the Olympics.
Yoga's not the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about treatment for PTSD in veterans. But from the VA a to the Pentagon, yoga classes are becoming not just commonplace, but in some rehabilitation programs mandatory.
The World's Aaron Schachter is embedded with US marines in southern Afghanistan. He reports on how troops there are trying to implementing a new counter-insurgency strategy in an effort to get Afghans on their side.