As President Obama weighs his options on the war in Afghanistan, public support for his policies there is on the decline. What can a troop surge accomplish? How will politics in Afghanistan -- and in Washington – affect what the United States does? Does Obama face a new Vietnam in the making? Also, Iran test fires another missile in what it calls "preventative and defensive operations." On Reporter's Notebook, more than 30 years after he fled the United States, director Roman Polanski has been arrested in Zurich on statutory rape charges dating back to 1977. Sara Terry guest hosts this rebroadcast of today's To the Point.
From this Episode:
Iran Tests Missile as 'Preventative and Defensive Operation'
Iran has ratcheted up tensions in the region with its test-fire of medium range missiles today, which followed short-range missile test-firings yesterday. The tests come...
7 min, 28 sec
Afghanistan, the New Vietnam?
President Obama kicks off a series of meetings tomorrow with the National Security Council about strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Will Obama agree to the military's...
32 min, 54 sec