The news about Afghanistan continues to be the fight for Kandahar. In addition news coverage wrote up more about Karzai's corrupt officials, a new prison, and Taliban atrocities (the woman displayed on the cover of Time Magazine who was mutilated).
"Afghan Checkpoints Key in Battle for Kandahar", CBS News, August 3, 2010.
"Karzai calls for probe of U.S.-backed anti-corruption task force", The Washington Post, August 5, 2010.
"How the U.S. reshaped an Afghan prison's image", USA Today, August 4, 2010.
"Afghan woman whose nose, ears cut off travels to U.S.", CNN.com, August 4, 2010.