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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

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Trade talk in Michigan

The World's Jason Margolis reports on what the US presidential campaign looks like in Michigan, a state where "globalization" has become a dirty word for many voters.

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Flagging US support for Afghanistan

President Obama has put Afghanistan at the top of his foreign policy agenda. But polls suggest that many Americans don't share the President's view. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Andrew Exum at the Center for a New American Security.

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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.