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John D McHugh

People & Power

Afghanistan: Zombie nation?

We explore the rapidly growing drug addiction problem in Afghanistan which produces 90 percent of the world's opiates.

In Pictures

In pictures: A tale of three cities

We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.

In Pictures

In Pictures - Afghanistan: Drawdown

As the US draws back its combat forces from Afghanistan, what will they leave behind?

In Pictures

Afghanistan: Holding the line

What are the challenges facing the Afghan army as it prepares to take over responsibility for the country's security?

In Pictures

In pictures: Kabul - A city of hope and fear

Filmmaker John D McHugh spent three weeks in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital, speaking to the people in the streets about their hopes and fears for the future.

Features

Slideshow: Life at Checkpoint 2.5

This tiny US outpost in Kunar is one of the most remote and vulnerable - just 600 metres away from a Taliban stronghold.