More Troops for Afghanistan, but What's the Mission

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President Obama wants more troops in Afghanistan, but the US presence is increasingly unpopular. So is the country's corrupt and ineffective government. We hear about the challenges of shifting America's focus on terror from Iraq to South Asia. Also, the Obama Administration awaits the Big Three's auto restructuring plans and, Hillary Clinton says she’s in Asia to "send a message." We find out what it is.


Banner image: A man rides a bicycle past a US Army military vehicle on patrol in the village of Sandarwa in eastern Afghanistan. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Christian Bordal