With tag: afghanistan
Doane: Advancing in Afghanistan
By Larry Doane
The commander of American forces in Afghanistan recently delivered his assessment of the current situation to the Obama administration. As the President considers this report and a shift in strategy, commentator Larry Doane is thinking about what the best way forward might be.
By Barrie Dunsmore
President Barack Obama is struggling with the most important national security decision of his presidency so far- whether to send more American troops to Afghanistan. This morning, veteran ABC News diplomatic correspondent and VPR commentator Barrie Dunsmore looks at Obama’s quandary.
Aftermath of Afghan elections
By Jane Lindholm
Diplomat Peter Galbraith joins us to discuss the accusations of fraud in Afghanistan's elections. The Vermonter serves as a deputy chief for the united Nations in Kabul. Also, an examination of politics and budgets numbers in the layoff of state workers that is set to begin. And trip into farm fields with the Vermont FoodBank's gleaning program.