Afghanistan's famous silk-road city of Bamiyan has enjoyed such safety in recent years that its main priority is not more foreign troops, but more foreign tourists. The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Afghanistan
General David Petraeus, the US commander of international forces in Afghanistan, says the current military and development strategy in the country is working. Marco Werman speaks with Michael Codner of the Royal United Services Institute.
A militant attack in a heavily fortified district of Kabul, Afghanistan, ended on Monday. Shafiullah Afghan formerly with Afghanistan's police force tells host Lisa Mullins that Afghan forces with help from NATO worked carefully to repel the attack.
A recent article in Harper's highlights the huge distortions in the economy of Afghanistan. Scenes of crass conspicuous consumption, alongside highly inflated prices for land and goods and services are unsustainable, the article argues.
Indian photographer Aaquib Khan traveled to Kabul last year and found a country that defied his stereotype of a downtrodden and dangerous nation without hope. His photos from that trip help show the varied daily lives of Afghans — and the huge problems they still face.