Military Deaths In Afghanistan Spike
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8 Americans Dead In Taliban Suicide Bombing
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Afghan War Could Spill Over Into Central Asia
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'Tell Me More' Update: Political Cartoonist Expands His Storytelling
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Reporters Apply Iraq Lessons To Afghanistan
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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

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Lack Of Justice Hampers Afghanistan's Stability
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Marines Celebrate Holidays Before Shipping Out
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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

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Rebuilding Afghanistan: Locals Want More Say
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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

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What Private Life Is When You're In Uniform
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Corruption Ignored, Deplored In Afghanistan
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A massive effort is under way to train thousands of new troops in Afghanistan. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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For U.S., Vast Challenge To Expand Afghan Forces
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai passes an honor guard in Kabul before his swearing-in ceremony last month as the country's president for another five-year term. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Afghanistan, U.S. Success Depends On Karzai
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Former Warlord On List Of Karzai Picks For Cabinet
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