|Afghanistan 'sliding towards collapse'|
Monday, 10.08.2012, 05:56pm
Afghanistan is increasingly violent, its police and army will struggle to secure the country when foreign forces leave, and it faces a corrupt presidential election in 2014, the Red Cross and a thinktank have warned, .
|Afghan schools and clinics built by British military forced to close|
Thursday, 09.27.2012, 06:18pm
Schools and health centres built by the British in Afghanistan as part of the military's counter-insurgency strategy are being forced to close down because President Karzai's government cannot afford to pay for them, the Guardian has learned.
|In Afghanistan, who follows Hamid Karzai?|
Monday, 09.03.2012, 01:36pm
Americans are clamoring to speed up the 2014 security transition in Afghanistan so that U.S. troops can come home sooner. But the buzz in Kabul is about the political transition to a post-Karzai government — and whether that handover should be accelerated.
|After Afghanistan, a New Great Game|
Thursday, 08.23.2012, 12:12am
SINCE 9/11, America’s priority in Central Asia has been to defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan. But as the United States and NATO pull out, there is a new danger: that the West could become entangled in regional rivalries, local strongman politics and competition with Russia and China.
|Why Afghans are pushing for democratic elections soon|
Wednesday, 08.22.2012, 02:25pm
As election debates heat up in the US, another election halfway around the world in Afghanistan is not picking up the steam that may be needed to keep the county from backpedaling into civil war, say some Afghans.
|Afghan Attacks on Allied Troops Prompt NATO to Shift Policy|
Sunday, 08.19.2012, 07:34pm
| |KABUL, Afghanistan — After months of military leaders’ attempts to tamp down worries over the killings of American and NATO troops by the Afghan forces serving beside them, Gen. John R. Allen, the top commander in Afghanistan, called an urgent meeting of his generals last Wednesday to address the escalating death toll.