U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Mark Bartosch and Staff Sgt. Bradley Watts pull security on the outskirts of the village of Margah, during a presence patrol. Sgt. Maj. Bartosch is the Operations Sgt. Maj. for the 187th Infantry and Staff Sgt. Watts is a member of 4th Platoon, ABU Company, 1-187th Infantry (Air Assault), Combat Outpost Margah, Paktika Province, Afghanistan, 6 May 2010.

U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Mark Bartosch and Staff Sgt. Bradley Watts pull security on the outskirts of the village of Margah, during a presence patrol. Sgt. Maj. Bartosch is the Operations Sgt. Maj. for the 187th Infantry and Staff Sgt. Watts is a member of 4th Platoon, ABU Company, 1-187th Infantry (Air Assault), Combat Outpost Margah, Paktika Province, Afghanistan, 6 May 2010.

In Afghanistan, General Petraeus is in and General McChrystal out. China says its currency can fluctuate and the U.S. wins a thriller at the World Cup. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.

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