- How will Instant Runoff Voting work?
MIDDAY offers a primer on what's also called Ranked Choice Voting, which will be used in the Minneapolis general election in November. St. Paul voters will decide if they want to employ IRV in future elections.11:00 a.m.
Rachel Smith: Director of the Election Administration Project at the University of Minnesota Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. Former elections manager for Anoka County.
Curtis Gilbert: Minnsota Public Radio reporter and producer.
- Afghanistan war prospects debated
An 'Intelligence Squared' debate featuring three panelists FOR and three panelists AGAINST the proposition: America Cannot and Will Not Succeed in Afghanistan/Pakistan.12:00 p.m.
Steven Clemons: Director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation.
Patrick Lang: Retired senior officer of the U.S. Military Intelligence and U.S. Army Special Forces. Former Department of Defense.
Ralph Peters: Retired Army officer and author of 24 books. Columnist for the New York Post, USA Today, Armed Forces Journal and Fox News.
Steve Coll: President and CEO of the New America Foundation, and staff writer at the New Yorker magazine. Author of "Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden."
John Nagl: President of the Center for a New American Security and retired US Army officer. Author of "Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons."
James Shinn: Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia 2007-2008. Former national intelligence officer in East Asia and former U.S. Department of State. Co-author, "Political Power and Corporate Control."
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