Desperate Times

Snowfall in Herat, western Afghanistan. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.

This week on War News Radio, we hear from military experts about US strategy in Afghanistan. Jared Nolan and Louis Katz report.

Then, we learn what some Afghans feel about President Obama’s new plan for their country. Sam Hirshman tells us more.

Next, we hear from an American who deployed to Afghanistan in 2008 – and didn’t find what he expected. Alexander Blocker and Rosanna Kim report.

Finally, we look into the issues facing Afghanistan’s parliament today. So far, it hasn’t lived up to the high expectations of 2005. Emily Hager and Emily Dolson have the story.

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