Azmat Khan

Syria: "We No Longer Want Arab Solutions to the Crisis"
Calling it a "conspiratorial scheme" hatched against the country, the Syrian government rejected an Arab League peace plan yesterday proposing that embattled President Bashar al-Assad cede power.
January 24, 2012
New Reports Say Al Qaeda Leader Killed in Recent Drone Strike
Sources now say the target of resumed U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas was Aslam Awan, an "external operations planner" for Al Qaeda who was planning attacks against the West.
January 20, 2012
Drone Strikes Resume, Rumored To Kill Top Pakistani Militant
It's an arresting sight: A Pakistani Taliban commander confidently rolls into a village in an American Humvee his forces have just captured. He turns to the journalists he has come to address and delivers a stark warning.
January 19, 2012
Afghanistan's Opium Profits Soared in 2011
The value of opium produced in Afghanistan increased by 133 percent last year to $1.4 billion, or about 9 percent of the country's GDP...
January 17, 2012
Did Santorum Suggest Iran Wants Nukes to Bring Back Messiah?
As international inspectors confirmed Monday that Iran has begun enriching uranium at its underground Fordo plant, presidential hopeful Rick Santorum laid out a bold claim that Iran's leadership deliberately located the plant to hasten an apocalyptic "end-of-times" scenario. FRONTLINE asked some experts to assess his claim.
January 13, 2012
Press Release
On Feb. 14, FRONTLINE presents the television premiere of the award-winning documentary The Interrupters, the moving story of three dedicated "violence interrupters"—Ameena Matthews, Cobe Williams and Eddie Bocanegra—who, with bravado, humility and even humor, work to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they themselves once employed.
January 11, 2012
Why Isn't Pakistan Prosecuting Mumbai Suspects?
It’s been more than three years since the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks — a slaughter carried out by Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-i-Taiba that left 166 dead, including six Americans — but there is still little to show that its masterminds in Pakistan are being held accountable.
January 10, 2012
Why Is America Reaching Out to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood?
As the final results of Egypt's parliamentary elections come in this week, the country's Islamists are walking away the biggest winners.
January 6, 2012
Why Eradication Won't Solve Afghanistan's Poppy Problem
Afghanistan produces 90 percent of the world’s illicit opium, bringing billions of dollars a year into the country’s economy, fueling the global heroin trade, funding both the Taliban and government-linked warlords, and exacerbating government corruption.
January 3, 2012
Afghanistan's Opium Brides: Who Is Working on the Issue?
The practice of trading girls for debt is hardly new to Afghanistan, and goes far beyond debts incurred from opium eradication policies. And efforts to address the issue are constrained by many factors.
January 3, 2012
Video: More Underreported Stories from Inside Afghanistan
Treacherous territory, hostility to foreigners and high personal risk keep most Western journalists from working from the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan.
January 3, 2012
Face to Face with Afghanistan's Opium Brides
From investigating the sexual abuse of young boys to embedding with a group of insurgents allied with Al Qaeda, veteran Afghan reporter Najibullah Quraishi takes FRONTLINE cameras where few Western journalists can go.
January 3, 2012