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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Marines in HadithaIraq war continues even while it loses support
    A new MPR-Pioneer Press poll says only 14 percent of Minnesotans think the Bush administration was right to fight the Iraq war. We get a status check on the Iraq war and the politics surrounding it.11:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Owen Cote: of the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    More from MPR
    Reporting the war (09/19/2006)
    Iraq "Fiasco" (09/05/2006)
    War and politics (08/22/2006)
  • Chinook helicopterHow to rebuild Afghanistan
    Violence is on the rise in Afghanistan, as insurgents are increasingly using roadside and suicide bombings against foreign and Afghan government forces. That's the backdrop for a visit by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to the White House this week.12:06 p.m.
    Guests
    Sarah Chayes: Former reporter for National Public Radio, and author of a new book, "Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban."
    Sebastian Junger: Author, who has covered Afghanistan for ABC News and other publications.
    Jessica Stern: Terrorism expert at Harvard University.

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