Facing a torrent of criticism, President Joe Biden plans to speak Friday about the chaotic evacuation of Americans and allies from Afghanistan. Stream the address live here at 1 p.m. Eastern.
The Afghan ambassador to the US, Roya Rahmani, spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about the security situation in Afghanistan, and the government's handling of it.
Frustrated by a stalled peace process and escalating violence, the US has presented an eight-page draft peace agreement to Afghanistan's warring sides for review.
Twin attacks in Afghanistan on May 12 have left many in the country in shock and wondering when the bloodshed in their country will end.
A deal with the Taliban is the best chance the US has of extracting itself from the morass in Afghanistan. But ensuring the country does not become a failed state yet again will require US support.
Incumbent Ashraf Ghani and chief executive Abdullah Abdullah both say they've won in the election. A similar situation occurred in 2014.
In the wake of Trump's abrupt cancellation of a possible troop drawdown in Afghanistan, one expert says violence from both sides is likely to increase.
A senior US government official, speaking after six days of US peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, said on Monday that Washington was committed to withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan to end more than 17 years of war.
After nearly two decades of war, prospects for peace talks have been gaining momentum in Afghanistan. This has created a sense of optimism and anxiety among some Afghans.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani nominated the first woman to be one of nine supreme court justices in the country. The parliament rejected her. But the Afghan president appears determined to more women in government positions.
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, says he's free of the corruption and violence that taint many Afghan politicians. And after quickly signing a long-delayed security pact with the US, he's looking for other ways to break with the country's recent past.