Topic: U.S. Agency for International Development
The US has pledged more than $300 million in development over the next year in Helmand Province. Success could sway farmers at the center of both the insurgency and the opium trade.
08/31/2009 01:00 am
The secretary of State's visit to Africa's top oil producer on Sunday and Monday is being seen as an effort to counter China's clout there.
08/10/2009 01:00 am
Four writers share experiences that shaped their views.
07/30/2009 01:00 am
Officers killed four of at least eight suicide bombers – some wearing burqas – launching a coordinated assault in Gardez.
07/21/2009 01:00 am
US forces are pushing deeper into Helmand Province, where Americans promoted development throughout much of the cold-war era.
07/03/2009 01:00 am
It hopes to attract adventurous visitors – but a surge in violence and development woes put that at risk.
06/19/2009 01:00 am
The US should think long and hard about the high number of Latino immigrants.
05/28/2009 01:00 am
US aid and troops alone won't stabilize the country. But a campaign to unleash Pakistan's positive civic energy could.
05/19/2009 01:00 am
They clearly went too far to end corruption, but some tactics worked.
04/29/2009 01:00 am
Nearly two months after 13 major international aid agencies were expelled from Sudan, concerns rise that rebel groups are uniting in preparation for fresh attacks.
04/20/2009 01:00 am