The U.S. spent $43 million on a gas station in Afghanistan, and no one really knows why.
President Obama apologizes after American forces mistakenly bomb an Afghan hospital.
President Obama suggests ways to get young people engaged in civil service in America.
America learns the hard way that arming "the good guys" in the Middle East is never a good idea.
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General Stanley McChrystal discusses Middle East war strategies in his book "Team of Teams."
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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon discusses the role of women in the Afghanistan War in her book "Ashley's War."
Andrew Cockburn discusses how technology has impacted military tactics with mixed results.
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Lynsey Addario describes what motivates her to engage in the dangerous work of photojournalism.
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Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee uses food-based metaphors to explain his views on gay marriage.
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Sarah Chayes explains how failed governments are actually successful criminal organizations.
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Sarah Chayes describes the appeal of extremism in the face of corrupt governments.
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Sarah Chayes describes how people under corrupt regimes can be driven to extremes.
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Jon demonstrates the science behind rising sea levels , and Bill Clinton urges global cooperation.
Stephen's newfound immortality inspires a show-stopping sing-along with his former guests.
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"Worthy Fights" author Leon Panetta recalls a time when Congress was actually effective.
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General Tony Zinni hopes to see America adopt a more supporting role in global governance.
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Jenny Nordberg discusses gender segregation in Afghanistan in "The Underground Girls of Kabul."
"The Underground Girls of Kabul" author Jenny Nordberg examines gender segregation in Afghanistan.
Jenny Nordberg examines how cycles of war deteriorate women's rights and impact gender equality.
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