Suicide Bombers Target Bagram during Cheney Visit

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In Afghanistan today, a suicide bomber attacked Bagram Air Base, America's principal military base while Dick Cheney was visiting. The Vice President was unhurt, but at least 23 other people were killed. Cheney later met with President Hamid Karzai, who was reportedly "upbeat." Griff Witte, Foreign Correspondent for the Washington Post, has more on the reasons behind the Vice President's trip and meeting with Hamid Karzai as well as the increasing use of suicide bombers in Afghanistan.


Credits

Guest:
Griff Witte - Washington Post - @griffwitte

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner