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International News Archive - November 07, 2008

By Jim Michaels WASHINGTON -- Afghanistan's government has stepped up efforts to win the cooperation of tribal leaders to try to build security at the village level and fend off the Taliban.

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Mo Dede sits in his small office flanked by fields of kidney beans and a poster of Mao Zedong on the wall that "brings me luck," he says.

Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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