As civilian deaths mount in the fight against the Taliban, Afghan officials say they need better communication with NATO troops. Margaret Warner talks to a Wall Street Journal reporter about tensions after an airstrike killed civilians Sunday.
By PBS NewsHour
Airstrikes coordinated by U.S. special forces and Afghan troops against militants in western Afghanistan killed 15 insurgents and freed 15 hostages Thursday, officials said.
The United States has launched airstrikes against suspected al-Qaida forces in southern Somalia, the first acknowledged American military action inside the country since 1994. Two regional experts assess the U.S. operation and targets.
Two reports from Beirut and Haifa look at Israel's bombardment of Lebanon and Hezbollah's rocket attacks into Israel in today's sixth day of fighting.
U.S. forces stepped up operations Tuesday across a wide swath of the Sunni insurgent strongholds northwest of Baghdad, pounding targets in two cities from the air and supporting Iraqi troops in raids on mosques suspected of harboring insurgents.
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