After 12 years and many billions of dollars, the US still wants a residual force to remain when combat troops withdraw from Afghanistan at the end of this year. What's at stake for the Taliban and Afghan women? Will there still be support in this country for continued involvement? Also, low expectations for current round of Iran nuclear talks, and members of Pussy Riot detained and released in Sochi.
Banner image: Afghan President Hamid Karzai listens to President Barack Obama at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 1, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza