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Afghan 'Rape' Law Could Jeopardize European Involvement: NATO Chief

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nato's head says it could be difficult to persuade European countries to contribute more troops to Afghanistan because of controversial new laws....

No. 3 Taliban Leader, Omer Khalid, Killed in Pakistan: Security Forces

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Originally published on, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news from the ground. By Alam Zeb Days after a visit by...

NATO's European Members Must Do More For Afghanistan: Analysis

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

It's not going so great. That, in a nutshell, is the NATO Secretary General's assessment of the war in Afghanistan. In a weekend op-ed in the Washing...

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer: Afghanistan's Problem Linked To Too Little Good Governance

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It has been seven years since Afghan forces supported by the United States toppled the Taliban and denied al-Qaeda the terrorist haven, training groun...