News from Afghanistan 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.9:06 a.m.
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.
Race and politics Geraldine Ferraro was villified for saying Barack Obama is doing well in the primaries because of his race. Midmorning asks if race should or could be ignored in this presidential campaign.10:06 a.m.
Ramesh Ponnuru: Senior editor for National Review and a columnist for Time magazine.
Michelle Bernard: President and CEO of Independent Women's Voice.