The militants have vowed to launch a new offensive against US and its allies, which are preparing to increase troop levels.
04/30/2009 01:00 am
Promises of cash and jobs – rather than ideological pledges – help prompt fighters to lay down their arms. But questions remain about the program's efficacy.
04/27/2009 01:00 am
04/24/2009 01:00 am
The militants had struck a deal to relinquish their weapons in return for Islamic law in the region.
04/16/2009 01:00 am
04/12/2009 01:00 am
Lawmakers and others who were against the Iraq war generally support the president. But they worry about another 'quagmire.'
04/04/2009 01:00 am
In The Hague this week, Iranian officials offered to cooperate with the US. Iran has pursued an ambitious redevelopment effort in Afghanistan since 2001.
04/03/2009 01:00 am
Afghanistan and arms control are two areas where the countries could find common ground.
03/31/2009 01:00 am
The President's plan for the increasingly troubled region is ambitious, although his goals are more limited than Bush's.
03/27/2009 01:00 am
The attack targeted members of an anti-Taliban militant group.
03/26/2009 01:00 am