Fierce fighting continues in Afghanistan in the final week leading up to the presidential election. Jeffrey Brown speaks with NPR's Renee Montagne.
Four hundred U.S. Marines stormed into the Taliban stronghold of Dahaneh in southern Afghanistan early Wednesday morning in a bid to secure the area ahead of next week's presidential election.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband tells Gwen Ifill that the Afghan war requires more of a political solution to win, in addition to a military one.
On the second day of a major U.S. offensive in Southern Afghanistan, journalist Nancy Youssef discusses how the Marine-led mission is proceeding.
Ray Suarez reports on tensions over civilian casualties resulting from U.S. and NATO airstrikes in the war in Afghanistan.
Margaret Warner recaps the latest developments on clashes between Pakistani military forces and Taliban fighters.
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President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he got the commitments he wanted from the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan to more aggressively fight Taliban and al-Qaida militants who are gaining power and sowing violence inside their countries.
By PBS NewsHour
Some 300 women gathered on the streets of Afghanistan's capital this week to protest a controversial new law that critics say legalizes marital rape and restricts a woman's right to work outside the home.
An international conference to stabilize Afghanistan began in the Netherlands, and Israel's new prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, pledged to work for peace with the Palestinians as he took office Tuesday.
In an interview with Margaret Warner, Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomed additional U.S. troops, but said they were "seven years too late." He also endorsed reaching out to members of the Taliban who embraced the Afghan constitution.
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