While the strategy remains the same, will the deft touch of General Petraeus reorient key relationships among leaders in Afghanistan?
Angry words lately between Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and the administration of Barack Obama have raised questions about whether they can work together to stabilize the war torn country.
The latest Taliban attack on Kabul comes amid new Afghanistan government efforts to lure militants away from the insurgency.
President Hamid Karzai backed away from threats to reject an election runoff Monday in a move diplomats say breathes life into efforts to find a legitimate leader for Afghanistan.
A UN-backed body investigating fraud in the Afghanistan election announced new vote tallies Monday that may force top candidates President Karzai and Abdullah Abdullah into a runoff.
President Hamid Karzai's camp is now threatening to call into question the legitimacy of the whole election if the final tally shows that he did not win outright.