Afghan President Karzai Forming Peace Council in Hopes of Reconciliation for Conflicted Nation

The President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has announced that he is creating a peace council in an effort to reconcile and reintegrate some members of the Taliban into the mainstream Afghan society.  It is hoped that the council will help to bring peace and stability to the war ravaged country.  Council members are expected to […]

Insurgents Attack Two NATO Bases in Afghanistan

Last week, insurgents in Afghanistan attacked two NATO bases prior to dawn.  Officials say the insurgents caused little damage, and were easily kept at bay. The attacks happened around 3 a.m., as many citizens were getting up for early morning prayer.  The two bases, located near Khost, are roughly 60 miles away from Kabul, and […]

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