Afghanistan’s President: “You Are 7 Years Too Late”


President Obama made reprioritizing the war in Afghanistan and the defeat of the Taliban a key component of his campaign. Now sixty days into the…read more

Pizza, Guitars Still Threatened in Afghanistan


Afghanistan is a country still undergoing big changes after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the authoritarian Islamic rule of the Taliban. In this report, NewsHour…read more

Should the U.S. Talk to the Taliban?


This weekend President Obama told the New York Times that some top U.S. officials have suggested trying to talk to factions among the Islamic fundamentalist…read more

NewsHour Interview: President Obama


Following the announcement of his plans to withdraw U.S. soldiers from Iraq by 2010, President Barack Obama sat down with Jim Lehrer to talk about…read more

President Bush Secretly Oks Border Raids Into Pakistan


The New York Times reported Thursday that President Bush two months ago secretly approved orders for cross border raids from Afghanistan into Pakistan without prior…read more

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