Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Two top U.S. generals told a congressional committee that Iraq could slide into all-out civil war, and the departing British ambassador to Iraq wrote a memo citing de facto partition as a more likely near-term outcome for Iraq than stable democracy. Diane and her guests talk about the role of U.S. forces in Iraq.
- Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
- Nathan Hodge staff writer for Jane's Defence Weekly
- Laith Kubba director of the Middle East program at the National Endowment for Democracy and former spokesman for the Iraqi interim government of Ibrahim al Jafari
- Andrew Krepinevich executive director of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
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