Hamid Karzai

  • March 14, 2012  

    At a White House news conference Wednesday alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama said he didn’t foresee “sudden additional changes” to U.S. troop drawdown plans in Afghanistan despite recent incidents stoking anti-American tensions there. Ray Suarez reports on the leaders’ reaffirmed relationship. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2012  

    Attempting to calm anti-American rage in Afghanistan after a U.S. soldier allegedly killed 16 civilians Sunday, President Obama condemned the killings again Tuesday, calling the attacks “outrageous” and directing the Pentagon to conduct a thorough investigation. Judy Woodruff reports on the latest. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2012  

    Anti-American rage was blistering Monday in Afghanistan after a lone U.S. soldier allegedly shot and killed 16 Afghans late Saturday in two villages near Kandahar. The Taliban assured revenge. Ray Suarez reports on American response amid escalating tension and declining support for the war. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2012  

    A spree of shootings and deadly explosions across Iraq killed at least 55 people and wounded more than 225 Thursday. The Interior Ministry and a member of the Baghdad City Council blamed al-Qaida. Jeffrey Brown discusses the implications amid Iraq’s shifting political structure with Jane Arraf of Al Jazeera English. Continue reading

  • February 23, 2012  

    A wave of coordinated shootings and deadly explosions unfolded across Iraq Thursday, killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 225. The U.S. State Department condemned the violence as a “desperate attempt by terror groups” to invoke fear as Iraq tries to stabilize politically. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2012  

    At least seven people died in a second day of protests after Afghan workers at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan saw American troops put Qurans from a nearby prison into a burn pit for trash late Monday. Although the U.S. issued an apology, protests continued to spread across the country. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • February 22, 2012  

    Hundreds of protesters voiced their anger at NATO and American forces Wednesday in Afghanistan after some U.S. troops were seen putting Qurans in a burn pit for trash. Jeffrey Brown and Heidi Vogt of The Associated Press in Kabul discuss the spreading anger and the implications for U.S.-Afghan relations. Continue reading

  • October 24, 2011  

    The relationship between Pakistan and the United States “has not been an easy one” lately, Secretary Hillary Clinton said Friday during a diplomatic mission to Islamabad. Margaret Warner reports on the ongoing tensions between the two nations. Continue reading

  • October 20, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a blunt warning to Pakistan’s leadership to boost their anti-terror fight. She made the remarks during a visit to Afghanistan. Also, Basque separatists declared an end to their violent decades-long campaign to gain independence from Spain and France. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2011   BY  

    In the decade since the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan began on Oct. 7, 2001, the Taliban regime fell, Afghans held their first parliamentary elections in more than 30 years, and retaliatory attacks against U.S. and allied forces intensified. Continue reading