They say ‘those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.’ With American troops serving in Afghanistan, we explore that country’s 200-year history of struggling against occupation and get insight from a BBC reporter who traveled with the Taliban on and off for more than ten years.

Guests

  • David Loyn Journalist and Foreign Correspondent, BBC; and author "In Afghanistan: Two Hundred Years of British, Russian, and American Occupation (Palgrave/Macmillan)

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

“Base Nation” by David Vine

Wednesday, Aug 26 2015The United States operates hundreds of military bases in foreign countries - a network that extends American influence far outside U.S. borders. We chat with author David Vine, whose newest book explores how America's network of military bases abroad may be making the United States and other countries less safe.

Picky Eaters: How To Cope

Wednesday, Aug 26 2015A new study has found that, for some kids, picky eating is about more than the food. We consider the variety of factors that influence kids' diets and explore tactics to cope with picky eaters.