The goal is continuity in international relationships with a clear break from Bush’s approach.
Poppy cultivation fell by about 20 percent, after two years of record harvests.
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.
Joint efforts include setting up coordination centers along the Afghan-Pakistani border.
Why is the Department of Defense getting so much money and personnel to carry out the mission?
Two attacks on American forces come as allies Pakistan and Afghanistan are calling for dialog with the Taliban.