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Marines on patrol in an Afghan poppy field.

The new Afghan president is facing a big drug problem as the country's opium poppy crop hits an all-time high. Read more»

Ahmed Wali Karzai, President Hamid Karzai's half brother, was assassinated by his head of security on July 12, 2011. Read more»

President Obama flies to Kabul to tell President Karzai that enough is enough. President Karzai replies, "But how much is enough? Really?" Read more»

Haji Zahir, the district governor of Marjah, Helmand province, speaks while Lt. Col. Brian Christmas, right, commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, and Afghan national army Lt. Col. Farowq listen during a luncheon at Forward Operating Base Sher Wali, March 9.

As the wave of US-led Operation Moshtarak sweeps through Marjah, Afghanistan, local tribal leaders are scrapping for the spoils sure to follow. Read more»