Civilian Surge Goes On Despite Afghan Bombing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122142362/122142331" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Military Deaths In Afghanistan Spike

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122125117/122125085" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

CIA Suffers Worst Attack In Afghan War

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122125113/122125084" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

8 Americans Dead In Taliban Suicide Bombing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122093355/122093403" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Afghan War Could Spill Over Into Central Asia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121973427/122093406" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

'Tell Me More' Update: Political Cartoonist Expands His Storytelling

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122051793/122051781" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Reporters Apply Iraq Lessons To Afghanistan

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/122011912/122011889" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Akmal Sawi stands in front of his childhood apartment. To sell the property, he had to pay $3,000 in bribes. Tom Bullock/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Tom Bullock/NPR

Lack Of Justice Hampers Afghanistan's Stability

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121825564/121900318" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Marines Celebrate Holidays Before Shipping Out

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121880245/121881714" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mirwais Hospital in Kandahar is the only public hospital serving five provinces in southern Afghanistan. The hospital is in the middle of a war zone, but it continues to strive to provide better care with the development help of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Holly Pickett for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Holly Pickett for NPR

Rebuilding Afghanistan: Locals Want More Say

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121771885/121853093" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mirwais Hospital in Kandahar is the only public hospital serving five southern provinces in Afghanistan. In the children's intensive care unit, toddlers sleep two or three to a bed. Holly Pickett for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Holly Pickett for NPR

What Private Life Is When You're In Uniform

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121824098/121824093" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Corruption Ignored, Deplored In Afghanistan

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121536680/121798335" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A massive effort is under way to train thousands of new troops in Afghanistan. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

toggle caption Emilio Morenatti/AP

For U.S., Vast Challenge To Expand Afghan Forces

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121559123/121746109" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript