The top U-S commander in Afghanistan warns that without more troops, mission failure is a possibility. Diane and a panel of experts discuss the situation there and the benefits and drawbacks of sending more troops to Afghanistan.


  • Paul Pillar director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer
  • Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
  • Karin von Hippel codirector of the CSIS Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project and senior fellow with the CSIS International Security Program.

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