- What follows Osama bin Laden?
The death of bin Laden suggests a huge victory in the war against global terrorism. But what does it mean for U.S. involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq, and will it change our relationship with the Middle East? And what about the impact on election season politics?9:06 a.m.
Andrew Bacevich: Professor of history and international relations at Boston University. His most recent book is "Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War."
Daniel Byman: Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the research director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution.
Julian Zelizer: Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of several books, including "Arsenal of Democracy."
Fawaz Gerges: Professor of the International Relations of the Middle East London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of "Journey of the Jihadist."
- How can schools prevent gun violence?
School violence prevention has gained renewed attention following incidents at Rocori Middle School in Cold Spring and several other cases nationwide. What are the underlying causes of school violence and how can we keep schools safe?10:06 a.m.
Scott Staska: Superintendent of the Rocori School District, recently named named Minnesota Superintendent of the Year by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators.
R. Craig Vana: Executive committee member of Blueprint for Action: Preventing Youth Violence in Minneapolis and executive director, Emergency Management/Safety, Minneapolis Public Schools.
Charles A. Williams: Director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence at Drexel University
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