Confidence Men A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind describes rivalries and dysfunction within President Barack Obama's first economic team. He joins us to discuss the book, which is based on interviews with more than 200 people, including the president, and quotes internal documents from the White House.9:06 a.m.
Ron Suskind: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. His latest book is "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President."
The triple agent In December 2009, a group of the CIA's top terrorist hunters gathered at a secret base in Afghanistan to meet Humam Khalil al-Balawi, a Jordanian double agent who had gained access to the top commanders of al-Qaeda. Instead of providing information, Balawi detonated a bomb strapped to his chest, killing seven CIA operatives. Joby Warrick tells the story in his new book.10:06 a.m.
Joby Warrick: Pulitzer Prize-winning national security reporter at The Washington Post. His latest book is "The Triple Agent: The Al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA."