Military

U. S. Options for Fighting Terrorism in Yemen

November 2, 2010

Foiled mail bombing plots to the U.S. by extremists in Yemen has added urgency to an Obama administration review of expanded military options in that country, including increased covert operations. Diane and her guests discuss the...

News Roundup - Hour 2

October 29, 2010

A new audio tape of Osama bin Laden threatens French citizens. An Iraqi court sentences Saddam Hussein aide Tariq Aziz to death. And Afghan President Hamid Karzai admits his office has received ‘bags of money’ from Iran. A panel of...

WikiLeaks and the U.S war in Iraq

October 26, 2010

Reverberations from the WikiLeaks release of classified U.S. Iraq war documents continue. The nearly 400,000 secret records document thousands of civilian deaths, offer disturbing evidence on abuse and torture of prisoners, and have...

News Roundup - Hour 2

October 22, 2010

Britain announces its largest public spending cuts since World War Two. The Pentagon seeks approval for a major arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And nearly a quarter of the ballots cast in Afghanistan's parliamentary election are expected to...

News Roundup - Hour 1

October 22, 2010

President Obama campaigns in western states to rally Democrats. A federal appeals court keeps the Pentagon’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy intact for now. And Toyota issues another massive recall. A panel of journalists joins...

News Roundup - Hour 2

October 15, 2010

Chile celebrates the rescue of all 33 men trapped for two months in a coal mine. A former Afghan president says the Taliban is ready for peace. And Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad makes his first state visit to Lebanon. A panel of...

Don't Ask, Don't Tell

October 13, 2010

A federal judge orders the Pentagon to stop enforcing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy regarding openly gay and lesbian troops: What the ruling means for the U.S. military worldwide and politics at home.

Understanding the Threat of Terrorism

October 12, 2010

As the U.S. enters its tenth year of war in Afghanistan, Al Qaeda remains a major threat. Understanding the recent European terrorism alerts and the evolving network of Islamic insurgents around the world.

News Roundup - Hour 2

October 8, 2010

The U.S. apologizes for a coalition helicopter attack that killed Pakistani soldiers; Iraq makes progress on efforts to form a new government; and the threat of terror attacks in Europe remains high. A panel of journalists joins guest host...

U.S. mission in Afghanistan

U.S. mission in Afghanistan

September 28, 2010

Federal prosecutors in New York have opened a criminal probe against a brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai: Efforts to curb corruption – and the risks for U-S military and diplomatic strategies in Afghanistan.

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