August 6th, 2010
09:28 AM ET

Ex-Pakistan spy chief: Afghanistan war 'lost cause'

The U.S.-led war in Afghanistan is a "lost cause," said a former Pakistani intelligence chief, and the United States needs to negotiate peace with Taliban leader Mullah Omar. "You have to talk to him, and I'm sure it will work out very well," Lt. Gen. Hamid Gul told CNN's Fareed Zakaria in an interview to air Sunday.  FULL POST

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August 6th, 2010
09:22 AM ET

12 Afghan civilians killed in bombings

Bombs killed 12 Afghan construction workers in two separate incidents in the eastern part of the country, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said on Friday.  FULL POST

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