Episode

1/31 Michael Hastings, Afghanistan & McChrystal, MR Internet Crash

January 31, 2012

Embedded author Michael Hastings on General McChrystal, the war in Afghanistan and what really effected war policy.  Also, two “threatening” British travelers on holiday — detained and refused entry to the United States.  And oh yeah, our internet crash.

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