News from Afghanistan
St. Paul, Minn. — Reporter Elizabeth Rubin spent time with a company of soldiers fighting insurgents in Afghanistan.
She found a complicated balance between attacking and earning the trust of the people who live in the middle of a war zone.
Midmorning also speaks with an Afghanistan analyst on his recent trip to the eastern part of the country.
- Elizabeth Rubin: Contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine. Her article, "Battle Company Is Out There" appeared in the February 24th issue of the magazine.
- Seth Jones: Political scientist at the RAND corporation and Georgetown University. He's just back from Afghanistan.
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