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The Taliban strategy

The luxury hotel in Kabul where Taliban attackers killed seven people yesterday is frequented by foreigners and diplomats, and The World's Jeb Sharp examines whether yesterday's raid represents a new strategy by the Taliban to target civilians, especially

Politics

Afghan aid report

The World's Katy Clark reports that aid groups working in Afghanistan today are complaining that international funding for reconstruction there has been insufficient and mismanaged.

Tensions along Afghan-Pakistan border

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has threatened to send troops into neighboring Pakistan because militants from Pakistan have been making cross-border raids; Anchor Lisa Mullins gets more from The World's Quil Lawrence who's in Kabul.

Politics

Next US steps in Afghanistan

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice repeated demands today that Pakistan take stronger action to rein in militants on its border with Afghanistan, where the Taliban appear to be growing in strength

Conflict & Justice

Afghan senate protests civilian deaths

The entire Afghan Senate walked out in protest today over the high number of civilians killed by US air strikes. US commanders in Afghanistan are aware this is a crucial issue in their battle for hearts and minds in that country. But that doesn't make it an easy problem to solve. The World's Quil Lawrence reports.

Women in Afghanistan

Afghanistan remains a tough place to be a woman. The country's most senior policewoman was assassinated by the Taliban last month. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Canadian photo-journalist, Lana Slezic, author of the portrait book called "Forsaken: Afghan Women."