Dangerously overburdened by ever-increasing traffic between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Jalalabad-Peshawar highway serves as Afghanistan's major artery for trade with south Asia. As reconstruction on the
Afghan patients regularly endure strenuous journeys across the Durand Line to reach Pakistani hospitals because of the lack of faith in domestic health facilities. Faiz Noori from Afghanistan and Aftab Ahmad from
Nearly half-a year after the Pakistan Army launched its counterinsurgency operation in North Waziristan, refugees from the tribal areas continue to seek more livable conditions across the border in Khost province.
As the Pakistan Army digs trenches along the Durand Line in a stated effort to curb smuggling and terrorism, Pashtun populations on both sides of the border worry about the cultural and economic effects the project