The British commander of an elite special operations unit in Afghanistan, Major Sebastian Morley, has resigned over what he says is the inadequate equipment given by the British government to his troops, leading to the deaths of some of them.
The US military claims it killed 2 dozen neo-Taliban in a recent battle.
Can the US kill its way to victory in Afghanistan?
One third of Afghans is suffering from chronic food insecurity, which may be a bigger story that the resurgent Taliban.
Aljazeera English explores the challenge of Afghanistan for the next president.