The very best minds in the anti-narcotics business are holding a major conference in Moscow. The primary concern is the flow of drugs from Afghanistan, something that is far more destructive than terrorism.
June 24, 2010 19:02
One of the major sources of opium and heroin is Afghanistan and drug trafficking is a key source of income for the Taliban.
June 10, 2010 12:56
The Annual Global Peace Index has called Russia one of the most aggressive states in the world, alongside such countries as Iraq, Somalia and Afghanistan.
June 09, 2010 23:24
Afghanistan needs a trustworthy government respected by the majority of the multinational Afghan population to tackle heroin production in the country, shared Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Sergey Ivanov.
June 10, 2010 15:37
As of June 7, 2010, the War in Afghanistan has become America’s longest war, lasting 104 months, compared to the Vietnam War, which lasted 103 months.
June 27, 2010 22:39
The US military is reportedly expanding its drone program in the Afpak region, even as the United Nations and domestic protesters complain about the program's legality.
June 12, 2010 20:48
Tension between North and South Koreas keeps growing. At a major security summit in Singapore, Russia has called for diplomacy to be stepped up in order to stop the row getting out of control.
June 07, 2010 06:03
The Taliban's attacked a national peace conference in the Afghan capital, sparking fierce gun battles outside the venue.
June 03, 2010 11:29
Under the Bush administration the U.S. military allegedly started to recruit neo-Nazis and gang members to fight in Afghanistan and Iraq, argues investigative journalist Matt Kennard.
July 27, 2010 12:29
US President Barack Obama laid out his new national security strategy aimed at limiting the need for military might.
May 28, 2010 06:26
US President Barack Obama laid out a new national security strategy that is not to be limited to military might and addresses security, prosperity, values and maintaining international order.
May 28, 2010 06:32
UK Defense Secretary Liam Fox said his country is not the world's police force and that he would like to see a quick withdraw of British troops from Afghanistan.
May 25, 2010 09:42