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


  • 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."

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