For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
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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