- Newmaker: US Military Stalemate in Afghanistan? - Freelance journalist Arthur Kent has spent 21 years, off and on, covering Afghanistan. From his position 10 miles north of the Bagram Airport near Kabul, the distressing US military stalemate, disappointment in Pakistani intelligence, the defiance of the Taliban, and the desperate situation in Afghanistan.
- Reporter's Notebook: America's New Allies - In the war on terrorism, the US is looking for allies in places that would have been unthinkable before September 11. Rand policy analyst Gregory Treverton assesses the risks and rewards of intelligence sharing with nations such as Syria, Libya and Sudan, which are all still on the US State Department's list of countries that sponsor terrorism.
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