US Airstrike in Pakistan Angers Public; Afghanistan Aid Plagued by Corruption

A wave of anger has washed over Pakistan because the US hit Pakistani troops along with the Taliban to whom it was giving hot pursuit.

I don’t think a lot of the development aid given Afghanistan is reaching its intended objects.

Farideh Farhi at our Global Affairs blog on how Iran’s Iraq policy is not being made by one person but is rather a joint production of dozens of officials.