The World from Berlin Afghanistan Conference 'Doomed to Failure'

Following deadly NATO attacks on Pakistani border posts, the country has refused to attend the upcoming international conference on the situation in Afghanistan. But as the most influential nation in helping stabilize their war-torn neighbor, Pakistan's presence is crucial, German commentators say on Wednesday.
Pakistani soldiers carry the coffins of troops killed in a NATO strike on Saturday.

Pakistani soldiers carry the coffins of troops killed in a NATO strike on Saturday.

Foto: AFP
-- Kristen Allen