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Kandahar's electricity woes

Providing consistent electricity to Afghanistan's second-largest city is paramount to stabilizing the south. Although there is agreement over the need to upgrade production at the Kajaki Dam, which will take years to complete, the debate continues over whether to buy generators to meet short-term needs.


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Kandahar's power woes illuminate U.S. divide
Article | KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN -- U.S. military commanders and senior diplomats are locked in a dispute over the best way to bring more electricity to Afghanistan's second-largest city, complicating a major campaign to win over the population of Kandahar and push out the Taliban.

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