Guest Host: Katty Kay

U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Thurman of Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Divison, provides security while on patrol in Spera, Khowst province, Afghanistan, March 11

U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Thurman of Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Divison, provides security while on patrol in Spera, Khowst province, Afghanistan, March 11

Taliban suicide bombers take direct aim at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan one day after an attack on a NATO convoy. Challenges ahead for American forces in Afghanistan.

Guests

  • Rajiv Chandrasekaran senior correspondent and associate editor at The Washington Post.
  • Laura King foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, based in Afghanistan.
  • Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
  • Stephen Biddle senior fellow for defense policy, Council on Foreign Relations; author, "Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle."

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