THE QUESTION

Is NATO's mission in Afghanistan failing? What should the U.S. and NATO do to contain the insurgency before Afghanistan once again becomes a "failed state."
Posted by Amar C. Bakshi on September 15, 2006 11:45 AM

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Ahmed Rashid, a Pakistani journalist based in Lahore, was the Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review, for 22 years until the magazine was recently closed down. He presently writes for the Daily Telegraph in London, the International Herald Tribune, the New York Review of Books, BBC Online, The Nation, and academic and foreign affairs journals. He appears regularly on international TV and radio stations such as CNN and BBC World Service.

Pressure Pakistan's Leadership

Lahore, Pakistan - The crisis in Afghanistan is a result of the failure of the international community to respond adequately after the Taliban regime was defeated in 2001. The Bush administration began preparations to invade Iraq just weeks after the...

Ahmed Rashid Lahore, Pakistan | 16 COMMENTS
Sep 15, 2006 at 11:54 AM
Mubashar Jawed Akbar is a leading Indian journalist and author. He's the founder and editor-in-chief of The Asian Age, a daily multi-edition Indian newspaper with a global perspective and editor-in-chief of The Deccan Chronicle, a news daily based in Hyderabad. He has written books including Blood Brothers, Nehru: The Making of India, Kashmir: Behind the Vale, Riot After Riot, The Shade of Swords, and India: The Siege Within.

Engage Afghanistan for Its Own Sake

M.J. Akbar India | 14 COMMENTS
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