What geography tells us about the world's hotspots Journalist Robert Kaplan suggests the Obama adminstration focus on "shatter zones" in the world. These are places where conflict has historically raged, like Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, and continue to unsettle the rest of the world.9:06 a.m.
Robert Kaplan: National correspondent for The Atlantic and senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security. His article, The Revenge of Geography, appeared in the May/June issue of Foreign Policy magazine. He's the author of many books. His latest book is "Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground."
Minnesota Orchestra's Jorja Fleezanis looks back on her career Master violinist Jorja Fleezanis prepares to leave her leadership role as the concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra. She joins Midmorning to talks about her career as the lead violinist, and how an orchestra comes together on even the toughest pieces.10:06 a.m.
Jorja Fleezanis: Concertmaster for the Minnesota Orchestra. She is leaving to teach orchestral studies at Indiana University. She became the Minnesota Orchestra's first female concertmaster 20 years ago.
Karl Paulnack: Director of Boston Conservatory's Music Division. He is Jorja Fleezanis' longtime recital partner.