As a raft of mistakes and embarrassments pile up for the U.S. forces in Afghanistan, calls for accelerating the pace of withdrawal are growing louder and more numerous. But with no firm exit strategy and a military that wants to keep fighting, the U.S.
Afghanistan is virtually unique in the world for its long history of preventing the construction of a railway system. However, that seems to be changing. The war-torn country recently completed its first major railroad project. Several more are in the works.
Republican U.S. Reps. Don Manzullo and Adam Kinzinger are going after each other over who's more conservative and whose advertisements are more misleading.MORE ON THIS RACE: Discussion on Tuesday's Afternoon Shift with Steve Edwards
Every Thursday in our Global Activism series, we introduce you to a local individual who’s trying to change the world.In Dari, the word arzu means “hope.” It’s also the name of an organization that employs Afghan women in remote provinces to weave fair trade artisan rugs.
In response to Italy’s financial woes, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has promised to resign after parliament approves tough economic reforms. We get analysis from Harvard economist Alberto Alesina, who says the Eurozone can't afford an Italian bailout.