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Intelligence Report: Taliban Still Hope to Rule Afghanistan

On The Radar

A new top-secret U.S. intelligence assessment warns that Taliban leaders haven't abandoned their goal of reclaiming power and reimposing harsh Islamic rule on Afghanistan, raising doubts about the success of any peace deal that the Obama administration tries to broker between Kabul and the insurgents.
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More Than Luck: A veteran intelligence chief talks about finally connecting the dots.

On The Radar

In a string of successful operations this year, U.S. counterterrorism forces have drawn a bead on the top tier of the terrorist hierarchy. They killed Qaida chief Osama bin Laden last May, and then Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, two top leaders in al-Qaida’s dangerous franchise in Yemen. Ten years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, U.S. officials seem to be accurately “connecting the dots” from terrorism plots back to the masterminds who hatched them.

July 23, 2010

Weekly Show

While the President focused on the economy, two major accomplishments were overshadowed somewhat by the hasty firing of an unknown government official. Plus, has the expanded US intelligence community become too big? Panelists include: John Harwood of CNBC & The New York Times, Naftali Bendavid of the Wall Street Journal, Michael Duffy of TIME Magazine and Dana Priest of The Washington Post.

On the Radar: January 11, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar