Author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana explains why nothing changes the dynamic in a family like a woman earning an income.
Rap artist Lupe Fiasco says he has no problem taking President Obama to task, even though it might not go over well with some of the fans of his music. “I respect him. And I love him as a brother,” says the Chicago native, whose long-awaited third album “Lasers” is out this week. “But there’s [...]
Former Defense Department official explains why he feels the U.S. military should not be in the business of nation-building and describes the single biggest killer of U.S. forces who are fighting in Afghanistan.
National security analyst and The Longest War author discusses the lack of fallout following the announcement that the U.S. will remain in Afghanistan through 2014.
Tavis talks with counterinsurgency specialist and one of the architects of the U.S. surge in Iraq.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Afghanistan Monday on an unannounced visit and warned of hard days ahead as the U.S. implements a surge of 30,000 troops through the summer. The U.S. military has been in Afghanistan since the 2001 invasion and there are no plans to leave anytime soon, even as the U.S. [...]