Topic: Richard Holbrooke
About $76 million has already been carved out in civilian and military US aid for the Pakistan floods. But some are concerned that other donors may be holding back because of ‘aid fatigue’ after Haiti.
08/13/2010 05:40 pm
WikiLeaks documents didn’t undermine Congress's plan to pass a war-funding bill. And the Pentagon is rejecting calls for changes in how the military shares information with uniformed members.
07/28/2010 08:29 pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Pakistan visit will go beyond negotiating tactics ahead of this week's Afghanistan conference. It will aim to move the relationship beyond US pressure to squash Taliban havens.
07/18/2010 05:43 pm
McChrystal pension: President Obama is set to guarantee his fired Afghanistan commander the pension of a four-star general, over $12,000 per month.
06/30/2010 11:29 am
McChrystal is out, but the Afghanistan war will remain on the same course under David Petraeus. Some experts are clamoring for a change from the administration's counterinsurgency strategy.
06/28/2010 01:30 pm
Topping General Petraeus' to-do list in the Afghanistan war: Making his own counterinsurgency strategy work in Afghanistan where General McChrystal could not.
06/24/2010 02:08 pm
General McChrystal's Rolling Stone remarks, which were critical of US officials, have turned the spotlight on disputes over Afghanistan withdrawal timeline.
06/23/2010 10:05 am
The remarks by General McChrystal in Rolling Stone magazine reflect mounting frustration all around with an Afghanistan war effort seemingly in growing disarray – although that doesn’t excuse the conduct, experts say.
06/22/2010 06:10 pm
Kabul is proposing to reward villages whose Afghan Taliban fighters surrender by disbursing cash through councils that already oversee aid money. Critics say that would make the councils Taliban targets.
06/10/2010 12:47 pm
A reporter explores Pakistan’s border region and argues that it holds the key to a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan.
06/10/2010 12:41 pm