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News Roundup - Hour 2

October 2, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. The U.S. considers bi-lateral talks with Iran. President Obama meets with top military commanders on strategy for Afghanistan and the I.M.F. says the world economy is on the mend. A panel of journalists joins guest...

U.S - Iran Relations

September 29, 2009

U-S. Defense Secretary Gates says all options are on the table, but Iran's successful test of its most powerful medium-range missile puts further pressure on an already tense the relationship. The future of U.S.- Iranian relations.

Options for Afghanistan

September 22, 2009

The top U-S commander in Afghanistan warns that without more troops, mission failure is a possibility. Diane and a panel of experts discuss the situation there and the benefits and drawbacks of sending more troops to Afghanistan.

News Roundup - Hour 2

September 18, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. A major shift ahead on the U.S. missile shield program in Eastern Europe. The Obama administration defines how it will measure U.S. success in Pakistan and Afghanistan and an Indonesian raid kills Southeast Asia's...

Jon Krakauer: "Where Men Win Glory" (Doubleday)

September 16, 2009

Pat Tillman walked away from a multi-million dollar N-F-L contract to fight with U-S special forces. He was killed in Afghanistan two years later. How the Army tried to keep his family and the public from learning the truth about his...

Afghanistan: U.S. Policy Debate

September 9, 2009

Key decisions ahead on U.S. policy in Afghanistan. The White House considers sending more troops amid growing questions about civilian deaths, election fraud and overall American objectives.

Janis Karpinski: "One Woman's Army" (Miramax)

November 8, 2005

The woman in charge of Abu Ghraib prison tells why she joined the Army and offers her side of the Iraq prisoner abuse scandal.

Robert Kaplan: "Imperial Grunts" (Random House)

October 4, 2005

An inside look at the U.S. Army Special Forces and how they are fighting the global war on terrorism.

Graham Allison: "Nuclear Terrorism" (Times Books)

September 8, 2004

The founding dean of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government explains why nuclear terrorism is the greatest threat to America, and how to prevent it from happening.

Troop Deployments

August 25, 2004

Last week, President Bush outlined a plan for reorganization of military personnel and bases overseas. We'll look at what the president proposed and what it means for the future of our military.

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