The CIA in Afghanistan; Same-sex Marriage in the US

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Is same-sex marriage a right whose time has come—even though Proposition 8 made it illegal in California?  Could next week's challenge in federal court backfire even if it succeeds—because of the risk of reversal by conservatives on the highest court in the land?    On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, when a double agent turned into a suicide bomber, seven US intelligence agents were killed in Afghanistan.  How much expertise did the CIA lose?  What does the incident say about the abilities of al Qaeda and the quality of US intelligence?  

Banner image: : Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images



Warren Olney