The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Diane and her guests talk about the new transitional administration for Afghanistan agreed on by Afghan factions meeting in Bonn, Germany.
- Belquis Ahmadi of the International Human Rights Law Group
- Haron Amin Washington representative for the Northern Alliance
- 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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