Former ambassador sheds light on Yemen Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, Barbara Bodine, describes the history, culture, economy and politics of the country that is a new focus of the war against Al-Qaida.11:00 a.m.
Barbara Bodine: Lecturer and Diplomat-in-Residence at Princeton University. US Ambassador to Yemen (1997-2001)30 years in the foreign service, primarily in the Arabian Peninsula. Deputy Principal Officer in Baghdad 1990-91, and Coalition coordinator for reconstruction in Baghdad 2003. Former Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and director of East African Affairs for the State Department.
Former federal official warns about mounting deficit David Walker, a former comptroller general of the United States and former head of the Government Accountability Office, says the U.S. faces longterm disaster if it doesn't fix its financial condition.12:00 p.m.