Military

News Roundup - Hour 1

December 4, 2009

President Obama shifts U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gets grilled on Capitol Hill. And same-sex marriage is voted out in New York but in in D.C. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the...

Analysis of President Obama's strategy for Afghanistan

December 2, 2009

President Obama makes the decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. Morning-after analysis of the President's plan and his exit strategy for the war.

News Roundup - Hour 2

November 20, 2009

President Obama returns home from his first official visit to Asia and Secretary of State Clinton attends the inauguration of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international...

Mental Health in the U.S. Military

November 19, 2009

Mental health in the military: Increasing rates of suicide, depression, and substance abuse raise concerns about mental illness in the armed forces. What's being done to assess and treat mental health problems in the U.S. military.

President Obama in China

November 17, 2009

Trade, climate change, human rights, nuclear weapons and U.S. debt: President Obama meets with the leader of the world's fastest growing economy, China, seeking common ground on critical issues. The Diane Rehm Show, Tuesday.

9/11 Terror Suspects on Trial

November 16, 2009

Analysis of Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to prosecute the alleged masterminds of the September 11 attacks in a civilian court in New York, while suspects in the bombing of the USS Cole will be tried before a military commission.

News Roundup - Hour 2

November 13, 2009

Concerns about corruption complicate U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. And President Obama begins his first official trip to Asia. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Help for America's Veterans

November 11, 2009

As we honor the men and women of the military on Veteran’s Day, we look at some of the services available to them and their families when they return to civilian life.

America's Wars Observed

November 11, 2009

On the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan: A journalist and a photographer document, in unflinching detail, the complex, contradictory and often tragic experiences of U-S troops at war.

Christopher Andrew: "Defend the Realm" (Knopf)

November 10, 2009

A leading historian of intelligence presents the first authorized history of the British Secret Service MI5.

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