Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
Diane and her guests talk about the fighting in Fallujah, how to meet the June 30th deadline to hand over sovereignty, U.S. troop rotations and other news from Iraq.
- Ambassador David Mack vice president, Middle East Institute. former deputy US assistant secretary of state, Near Eastern Affairs (1989-1993)
- Anthony Cordesman Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
- Michael Rubin resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and former a former Iraq policy analyst at the Pentagon
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