This blog aims to highlight issues and information that don't always make it into the mainstream media. Recognising that comment is cheap, wherever possible it will link you directly to documents and sources that are mentioned in the text.
I realised some time ago that it was impossible to write about Afghanistan without writing about Pakistan and other neighbouring countries. With that in mind, the reader will come across articles that, while not specifically about Afghanistan, in some way shed light on the conflict.
The Guantanamo Bay military tribunal hearing the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others has been postponed from 12 June to 8 August, according to a brief statement posted on the Office of Military Commissions website. The postponement appears to have been at the request of two of the defendants.