In Tokyo, nearly 30 countries pledged $5.28 billion to bolster its weak economy and government.
The umbrella organization includes many different groups fighting the Afghan government and Western forces.
From crawling on the carpet with Ronald Reagan to sipping tea with the Che Guevara of Afghanistan, former staffers recount stories as the Monitor transitions to new formats.
Cleaner-burning fuel is reducing dangerous levels of pollution – and saving money, too.
President Zardari lacked the full backing of the Army and US that his predecessor Musharraf enjoyed, Pakistani and US officials say.
Obama urged to expand attacks beyond tribal areas to territory controlled by the Pakistani government.
Past cease-fires have allowed militants to regroup, but a recent deal in Bajaur may be more durable.
The Army appears on verge of crushing Tiger rebels.