Military

Daniel Rasmussen: "American Uprising"

January 13, 2011

The untold story of America's largest slave revolt. In January 1811, 500 slaves rose up from the plantations around New Orleans and set out to conquer the city. Diane and her guest talk about the uprising and its effect on the culture of the American South.

Kathryn Bolkovac:  "The Whistleblower"

Kathryn Bolkovac: "The Whistleblower"

January 11, 2011

Sex trafficking, military contractors and the woman who blew the whistle. A Nebraska cop-turned-U.N.-peacekeeper in Bosnia exposes the exploitation of women by some of the very people hired to safeguard them.

International Issues Outlook

International Issues Outlook

January 3, 2011

Foreign policy challenges in 2011. A look ahead at the U.S. role in Afghanistan and Pakistan, global economic trends and America’s influence in the world.

News Roundup - Hour 2

December 17, 2010

A review of President Obama's Afghanistan war strategy supports American troop withdrawal beginning in July, though the pace remains unclear. The U.S. tries to build a case for conspiracy by WikiLeaks. And we remember Richard Holbrooke. A...

Afghanistan Strategy Review

December 15, 2010

The White House review of President Obama’s war strategy in Afghanstan is setting the stage for troop withdrawals next July. The new assessment cites progress in pushing the Taliban out of key population centers in the south. But it...

News Roundup - Hour 2

December 10, 2010

The Friday News Roundup. A top Chinese diplomat visits North Korea after the U.S. criticizes China for failing to rein in its ally; supporters of the jailed WikiLeaks' founder retaliate; and the U.S. drops efforts for a settlement freeze...

Conflict on the Korean Peninsula

November 24, 2010

A deadly exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea has heightened tensions on the peninsula. Diane and guests explore what it could mean for stability in the region and U.S. efforts to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear program.

U.S Military Strategy in  Afghanistan

U.S Military Strategy in Afghanistan

November 17, 2010

The U.S. and NATO are considering plans this week to end their combat mission in Afghanistan by 2014. Possible elements of the proposal and the ongoing friction over U.S.-led attacks on Taliban insurgents.

History of Veterans' Services

November 11, 2010

Taking care of veterans now and in years past: The history of services for veterans and the challenges of meeting the complex physical and psychological needs of the men and women coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan today.

News Roundup - Hour 2

November 5, 2010

The E.U. and the U.S. step up efforts to improve air cargo security. Greece continues to investigate a series of parcel bomb threats. And Brazil elects its first woman president. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for...

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