Huge majority of Afghans fear US troops, poll shows
More than three out of four Afghans live in fear of the U.S. troops sent to liberate their country from the Taliban, according to a survey released Thursday. And more than half of those questioned said they were afraid to exercise basic democratic rights such as voting and attending peaceful protests.
Then and now
Compare images from the 1979 Iranian Revolution to scenes from 2009 post-election unrest
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Wounded soldiers journey out of Afghanistan
For wounded soldiers, the long journey home begins at Bagram Air Base where patients are loaded onto a massive C-17 and flown to Germany. From there they are transferred to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.
Who rules Iran?
NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel breaks down the power structure within the Islamic republic.
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Iran election sparks violence
Opponents cry foul after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is declared the victor.
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Mystical populist: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Watch an in-depth profile of the Iranian president: firebrand, soccer fan and true believer in Khomeini's Islamic Revolution. Produced by Baruch Ben-Chorin.