• December 20, 2010  

    In other news Monday, a new Iraqi government might soon be a reality as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki submitted a list of potential Cabinet members to Parliament, some nine months after national elections. Meanwhile, Afghanistan’s Parliament is preparing to convene in January four months after elections. Continue reading

  • August 30, 2010  

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai sharply criticized coalition strategy over the weekend, saying it “has been ineffective apart from causing civilian casualties.” The criticism came after new reports surfaced of corruption inside his government and spikes in coalition deaths across Afghanistan. Ray Suarez gets two views. Continue reading