|Afghanistan's three parallel wars|
Monday, 11.15.2010, 06:54am
In the battle for Kandahar, gunships bomb the desert at night. By day, the 101st Airborne patrol the villages. But the real fight is to persuade the Afghan people to back a coalition force that they know will soon leave
|In western Afghan city, Iran makes itself felt|
Sunday, 11.14.2010, 03:18am
In Herat, the tie to Iran is hard to miss. Iranian money builds roads and industrial parks, store goods are likely to be from Iran, and Iranian cash buoys new mosques and opulent homes.
|Afghan commission finds tens of thousands of uncounted ballots from September parliamentary vote|
Tuesday, 11.09.2010, 12:48am
| |KABUL - The Afghan Independent Election Commission has discovered tens of thousands of previously unaccounted for ballots cast during the September parliamentary elections, a commission official said Sunday.
|Afghan attorney general probes alleged voting fraud|
Thursday, 11.04.2010, 07:01am
| |KABUL - The Afghan attorney general's office has launched a number of criminal investigations into allegations that the country's election commission participated in fraud during parliamentary elections in September, officials said Wednesday.
|How the US can talk turkey with the Taliban|
Thursday, 11.04.2010, 02:08am
The New York public relations companies that the US and Nato hired in Afghanistan to carry out psychological warfare against the enemy have finally delivered. Last month, a well-managed series of leaks and press statements seemed at last to signal a breakthrough in talks between the Taliban and the government of President Hamid Karzai.
|Holbrooke: No peace negotiations taking place in Afghanistan|
Tuesday, 10.26.2010, 06:34am
Meetings between Afghan leadership and Taliban figures are ongoing, but the two sides are nowhere near a peace deal and in fact are not even to the point of negotiating one, Special Representative Richard Holbrooke said Sunday.