Military

The Fight Against the Taliban in Afghanistan

The Fight Against the Taliban in Afghanistan

August 12, 2010

A U-N report finds the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan up over thirty percent this year - largely the result of Taliban attacks. The killing of ten foreign aid workers has some fearing the militant group is gaining strength...

Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts

Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts

August 11, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to reduce the number of generals and admirals in the armed forces and restrict the use of outside contractors: Reaction to his cost-cutting proposals for the Pentagon and implications for military...

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 30, 2010

The administration reacts to the WikiLeaks' revelations, South Korea and the U.S. wrap up four days of war games and a report reveals how reconstruction funds for Iraq have been spent. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for...

The Reconstruction Effort in Iraq

The Reconstruction Effort in Iraq

July 29, 2010

The US has spent fifty three billion dollars on reconstruction projects in Iraq. But a new report says billions remain unaccounted for. The future for Iraq after US forces draw down next month.

Leaked Documents and The War in Afghanistan

Leaked Documents and The War in Afghanistan

July 27, 2010

The release of classified military documents by WikiLeaks offers troubling revelations about the Afghan war. How the leaked reports could affect American foreign policy and the responsibility of the press when publishing classified...

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 23, 2010

Mixed messages from Britain on its military commitment to Afghanistan. The U.S. announces a new aid package to Pakistan. And Syria bans face veils at its universities. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top...

Ratcheting Up the Pressure on North Korea

July 22, 2010

The U.S. ratchets up the pressure on North Korea.

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 16, 2010

The Afghan government backs a U.S. security plan. Claims and counter claims about an Iranian nuclear scientist who had been living in the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international...

Bruce Henderson: "Hero Found"

Bruce Henderson: "Hero Found"

June 29, 2010

The story of Dieter Dengler, the U.S. Navy pilot who led a mass escape from a POW camp deep within Laos, becoming the longest-held American to escape captivity during the Vietnam War.

News Roundup - Hour 2

News Roundup - Hour 2

June 25, 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...

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