For our November Readers' Review: “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” by Anne Tyler. As we prepare for holiday gatherings, join Diane and her guests to discuss this master work from the author who has made an art of exploring family love and dysfunction.
Guest Host: Andrea Seabrook
New intelligence reports and the Bush administration warn that al Qaida has rebuilt its operational capabilities out of Pakistan and that it poses a growing threat to the United States.
- Kamran Bokhari director of Middle East analysis, Strategic Forecasting, Inc.
- Daniel Benjamin senior fellow of foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution; served on President Clinton's National Security Council; coauthor, "The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right"
- Ahmed Rashid Pakistani journalist, writer, and author. His books include "Taliban" and most recently "Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia"
- Peter Brookes senior fellow for national security affairs at the Heritage Foundation; former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific affairs in the second Bush administration; author, "A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, WMD and Rogue States."
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