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The War in Afghanistan Begins

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As the war in Afghanistan hits its 10 year anniversary this week, we look back at the Washington Week from October 12, 2001. At the time, President George W. Bush suggested that the war "may take a year or two but we will prevail." NPR's Tom Gjelten analyze the military strategy, the status of the Taliban and the developing Bush's doctrine.

Afghanistan: America's Longest War

On The Radar

The cost of a decade at war.

PBS NewsHour: Decade of War Takes Major Physical, Mental Toll on U.S. Troops, Families

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September 11, 2001

Millions of Americans have served in the all-volunteer military since 9/11, with many repeatedly returning to the battlefield. Gwen Ifill reports on how this past decade of war has led to increased stress on America's troops and their families, and how today's uniformed warriors are coping with previously unimagined challenges.

July 8, 2011

Weekly Show

Discouraging June unemployment numbers help to frame the contentious debt ceiling negotiations.  A look at GOP presidential hopefuls and their fundraising, and the White House changes course on acknowledging suicides in the military.  Joining Gwen: Alexis Simendinger,; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; Greg Ip, The Economist; and Yochi Dreazen, National Journal

On the Radar: September 21, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: September 19, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

On the Radar: March 28, 2011

Legacy: On The Radar

February 5, 2010

Weekly Show

Gwen and the panel discuss the President's budget pitch, his fight for hi agenda despite partisan divide, the new details on the Christmas terror plot and the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" review.

Please note: The Webcast Extra is unavailable for this week.

On the Radar: February 2, 2010

Legacy: On The Radar