NOW | Fighting the Afghanistan War … in Pakistan

A dangerous, inside look at the conflict’s true front line. Next on NOW.

President Obama is sending as many as 30,000 more troops to combat Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan this year, but are we missing the true target? On Friday, January 8, at 8:30 PM (check local listings), NOW reports directly from Pakistan’s dangerous and pivotal border with Afghanistan, where Pentagon war planners acknowledge many of the enemy fighters and their leaders are based. The US has been relying on Pakistan to act against Taliban militants there, but the Pakistani army’s commitment is in question.

NOW takes you to the true front lines for an eye-opening, inside look you haven’t seen before and won’t soon forget.