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Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.C., May 11, 2010. (AP)

With Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, a top U.S. defense analyst says the current U.S. strategy in Afghanistan is doomed to fail. We hear the debate.

 
Monday, May 10, 2010 | 11:00 AM
The New York Police Department's Emergency Service Unit patrols the financial district in New York on Friday, May 7, 2010. (AP)

Car bombs in the USA. Top national security experts weigh whether “one man, one bomb” is the new face of terrorism.

 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 | 10:00 AM
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A big allied offensive in southern Afghanistan. A new U.S. strategy on the line. And the top Afghan Taliban commander captured in Pakistan.

 
Friday, January 15, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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We talk with Pakistani rock star Salman Ahmad about his “rock ‘n roll jihad” against extremism.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
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Our show today with military robotics expert P.W. Singer took a hard look at the implications of the U.S. military’s increasingly wide push to use cutting-edge technology to defend troops, survey areas, and kill enemies.

 
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

President Obama lays out his war strategy. We’ll look at the road ahead.

 
Monday, October 26, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Taliban rising and fighting. We’ll ask who and what the Taliban really is today.

 
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | 10:00 AM

We talk to reporters who have been on the front lines in Afghanistan, and discuss how President Obama’s decision on troops might play out on the ground.

 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 | 10:00 AM

A hot summer in Afghanistan. Coalition forces pushing village by village into Taliban turf. We’ll go to the front lines — and strategy — of the Afghan push.

 
Friday, June 12, 2009 | 11:00 AM
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A new novel from Ali Sethi on growing up under dictatorship and upheaval in Pakistan.

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President Barack Obama gestures during a statement in the State Dining Room of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. Obama spoke after Congress voted to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State group. (AP/Evan Vucci)

A tough, critical examination of US plans to take on ISIS. Strategy in the hot seat.

Sep 22, 2014
Demonstrators make their way down Sixth Avenue in New York during the People's Climate March Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP/Jason DeCrow)

Big climate protests in New York before a big UN summit. Activist and author Naomi Klein says change the economy or die. She’s with us.

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