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Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

 

Afghanistan’s future: 5 burning questions

Washington, March 3 (DNA): In his State of the Union address, President Obama reaffirmed that the country’s war in Afghanistan would be over by the end of 2014.He also laid out more specifics.Of the approximately 66,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan now, more than half — 34,000 — will come home in the next year, Obama said.


A year in Pakistan by Major John Evans

MY previous experience in Pakistan included looking down on Peshawar from the Khyber Pass in Afghanistan and receiving some rocket fire from the eastern side of the border while in Asadabad.Despite this, I was aware that the media’s portrayal of Pakistan was not entirely accurate and I was looking forward to my stay at the Command and Staff College in Quetta.