The Taliban's offensive in Kunduz province is a diversion that will serve to distract the Afghan army away from the real goal -- Helmand province.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Washington is expected to reflect a new, cooperative relationship between his country and the United States.
An American soldier was held in Afghanistan for five years. The Army will finally be deciding whether he was a POW -- or a deserter.
The Transformation Decade in Afghanistan won’t transform much if the motivations for the Taliban’s foot soldiers aren’t understood, or curtailed.
How will these complex relations impact peace negotiations and a lasting solution?