Diane and her guests talk about the president’s speech at the Naval Academy on his vision for victory in Iraq, the readiness of Iraqi troops, and conflicting ideas about drawing down or withdrawing U.S. forces in the region.

Guests

  • Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for "The Wall Street Journal."
  • Lawrence Korb Senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and former Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan administration
  • Max Boot senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of "War Made New" (Gotham Books)

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, May 22 2015ISIS takes control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Several nations agree to take in Southeast Asian migrants. And the U.S. and Cuba move closer to full restoration of diplomatic ties. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, May 22 2015The NSA's bulk data collection faces a Friday deadline. A massive airbag recall could take years to complete. And the State Department makes plans to release the first batch of Hillary Clinton's emails. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Steve Inskeep: “Jacksonland”

Thursday, May 21 2015For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.