As the U.S. prepares for an unconventional war against terrorism, Diane and her guests talk about conditions inside Afghanistan, the country’s recent history, its geography, the Taliban-controlled government and other realities that will affect U.S. security and military efforts there.

Guests

  • Omar Samad Ambassador of Afghanistan to Canada
  • Pamela Constable Kabul and Islamabad Bureau Chief for "The Washington Post"
  • Amb. Karl Inderfurth former assistant secretary of state for south Asian affairs; professor and graduate program director at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs

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