Guest Host: Frank Sesno

Key decisions ahead on U.S. policy in Afghanistan. The White House considers sending more troops amid growing questions about civilian deaths, election fraud and overall American objectives.


  • Nancy Youssef Pentagon correspondent, McClatchy newspapers.
  • Eric Schmitt reporter, The New York Times.
  • Anthony Cordesman Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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.”

International Military Action In Syria

Wednesday, Nov 25 2015French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.