Gen. David Petraeus infuriated many Afghans after he said corruption has been a part of Afghan culture and history for “however long this country has probably been in existence."
Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that it had arrested 110 Al Qaeda suspects, about half of them foreigners. The Kingdom said the detained men were plotting suicide attacks on the country's oil installations.
NATO forces meet light resistance in Helmand Province, but Afghan insurgents hit back in other parts of the country. Are more US troops needed?
Combat outposts – some 75 small bases credited with playing a crucial role in turning the tide of the war – are being shut down.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stops in India Tuesday after visiting Pakistan and Sri Lanka on a trip aimed at inking energy deals and curbing the West's influence.