The South Asia Channel

The Spy Who Tried to Stop the Afghan War

In his new book, 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary, Robert Grenier reminds his readers that seemingly inevitable victories are actually decided by slim and sometimes arbitrary margins.

The South Asia Channel

A Lynching, Then Anger in Afghanistan

After a brutal killing, Afghanistan’s women turn their anger toward men. But will the protests and outrage result in a change for women's rights in the country?

The Cable

Giving Thanks, Ghani Pledges to Curb Corruption in Afghanistan

Turning the page in relations with the U.S., Afghan president praises American military sacrifices and promises to not let them go to waste.

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