The Challenges Ahead for American Forces in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Thurman of Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Divison, provides security while on patrol in Spera, Khowst province, Afghanistan, March 11 - Sgt. Jeffrey Alexander for DVIDSHUB via Flickr

U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Thurman of Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Divison, provides security while on patrol in Spera, Khowst province, Afghanistan, March 11

Sgt. Jeffrey Alexander for DVIDSHUB via Flickr

The Challenges Ahead for American Forces in Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bombers take direct aim at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan one day after an attack on a NATO convoy. Challenges ahead for American forces in Afghanistan.

Taliban suicide bombers take direct aim at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan one day after an attack on a NATO convoy. Challenges ahead for American forces in Afghanistan.

Guests

Stephen Biddle

senior fellow for defense policy, Council on Foreign Relations; author, "Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle."

Rajiv Chandrasekaran

senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post.

Lawrence Korb

senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.

Laura King

foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, based in Afghanistan.

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