May 31, 2012 | 9:06Dispatches In Afghanistan, weapons left behind - May 31/12 Audio
Dispatches In Afghanistan, weapons left behind - May 31/12 May 31, 2012 | 9:06Unexploded ordinance -- weapons discarded on a U.S. firing range -- is claiming lives and limbs of Afghan civilians around Bagram Air Force Base. Rick talks to the Washington Post's Kevin Sieff, who's visited the families of children maimed while scavenging for scrap metal.
Jul 20, 2012 | 4:12Dispatches Connie Watson buys a burka - Oct 15, 2003 Audio
Dispatches Connie Watson buys a burka - Oct 15, 2003 Jul 20, 2012 | 4:12In Afghanistan, one of the stated goals of the coalition invasion was to liberate women from the repression of the Taliban. But if you took that to mean they'd be throwing off those head-to-toe burkas the Taliban forced them to wear, think again. Now, even among female reporters like the CBC's Connie Watson, the burka belongs in the travel pack right next to the flak vest and medical kit.