A look at Afghanistan’s national elections scheduled for Saturday: the candidates, the voters, the issues, and the impact of deadly violence carried out by both the Taliban and local militias.


  • Ishaq Shahryar former Ambassador from Afghanistan to the U.S.
  • Radek Sikorski resident fellow and executive director of the New Atlantic Initiative at the American Enterprise Institute
  • Barnett Rubin director of studies at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University and former adviser to the U.N. on Afghanistan

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Readers’ Review: “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante

Wednesday, Nov 25 2015"My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante is the first of the mysterious Italian author's Neapolitan novels. The series tells the story of a life-long friendship between two working class girls in Naples. Critics have called Ferrante “one of the greatest novelists of our time.” Yet nobody knows her true identity. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “My Brilliant Friend.”