Afghanistan and the War on Terror
The Online NewsHour's in-depth coverage of Afghanistan, including interviews, profiles, political timelines and the latest news updates from the region.
Return of the Taliban
FRONTLINE reports from Pakistan. Five years after the Taliban were toppled, they continue to use the lawless regions of Pakistan as their de facto base. Watch the full program online and read interviews with Pakistan's president, Pervez Musharraf, and a top Taliban commander.
Afghanistan -- A House for Haji Baba
In this 2003 report from FRONTLINE/World, Brian Knappenberger chronicles the work of former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes as she makes the transition from objective journalist to impassioned aid worker battling bureaucratic red tape, corruption and dangerous warlords to help rebuild an Afghan village.
Afghanistan Without War Lords
In another FRONTLINE/World from our Fellows program for student journalists, Afghan native Roya Aziz reports on her country's historic elections in 2004 and the landslide victory of President Hamid Karzai.
U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)
The mission was established in 2002, following the fall of the Taliban, to support security and reconstruction in the country. The site reviews daily progress on issues such as health, human rights, education and security.
NATO in Afghanistan
NATO maintains its own Web site supporting its mission, including details of the five-year plan to secure and rebuild the country.
Committee to Protect Journalists
Afghanistan has become increasingly perilous for journalists. The CPJ has highlighted the plight of Afghan journalist Ajmal Nakshbandi, who was abducted in the Helmand province with La Repubblica reporter Daniele Mastrogiacomo and driver Sayed Agha in March. Agha was beheaded a few days after the three men were taken, Mastrogiacomo was released on March 19, reportedly in exchange for Taliban prisoners, and Nakshbandi's decapitated body was found April 9. The Taliban called news agencies to claim responsibility for the murder.
This Afghan news aggregator provides daily reports on all the latest developments in the country. There are also resources and linksto official government sites, cultural and historic information, embassies, relief agencies and more in the region.
In this personal blog, 23-year-old Sohrab Kabuli writes from Kabul about daily life and struggles in Afghanistan.
BBC Country profile: Afghanistan
The BBC offers extensive coverage of Afghanistan, including analysis of where the country stands five years after the initial U.S.-led invasion to oust the Taliban.