Guest Host: Frank Sesno

A spike in U-S troop deaths in Afghanistan and bombings of government buildings in Iraq complicate the tough choices ahead for the Obama Administration. How grim realities are shaping U.S. military options in both Iraq and Afghanistan

Guests

  • Nancy Youssef Pentagon correspondent, McClatchy newspapers.
  • Peter Spiegel senior national security correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
  • Thomas Ricks senior fellow, Center for a New American Security contributing editor, Foreign Policy magazine and author of "The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008."

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Dec 19 2014World leaders react to a historic shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Pakistan buries victims of a school massacre by the Taliban. And U.S. officials say North Korea is behind the hacking of Sony Pictures. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

The Future Of U.S.-Cuban Relations

Thursday, Dec 18 2014Cuba releases American contractor Alan Gross after five years' imprisonment on espionage charges. The U.S. releases several Cubans in exchange. Details on the prisoner swap and the future of U.S.-Cuban relations.