Nov 29, 2011 — In the first hour of today's Talk of the Nation: What the strong start to the holiday shopping season may mean for the economy. Plus actor Alan Rickman discusses his career and new Broadway play. In today's second hour: Evolving police tactics and the Occupy movement. And tensions between NATO and Pakistan continue to rise.
Nov 28, 2011 — In the first hour of today's Talk of the Nation: Thirty years after he was declared not guilty by reason of insanity, John Hinckley Jr. may go free. Plus, the Opinion Page. In today's second hour, children's author Judy Blume and more cracks in the U.S. - Pakistan relationship.
Nov 22, 2010 — Obama could take credit for a new strategic concept, a transition plan for Afghanistan and more. A scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute said Obama deserved praise for a "very successful summit."
Sep 23, 2008 — The standoff with Russia over Georgia, a jump in violence in Afghanistan, what's next for NATO?
Sep 24, 2007 — Last week we brought you Andrew Arulanandam. (Say that three times fast!) Today we welcome Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, N
May 16, 2013 — A suicide bomber in a car reportedly blew up himself and the vehicle as a NATO convoy passed by. Afghans who were nearby by, as well as some people in the convoy, were killed. Dozens of others were injured. The militant group Hizb-i-Islami has taken responsibility for the attack.
Oct 28, 2012 — When you see a U.S. soldier standing next to an Afghan one, the difference is striking. U.S. troops are saddled down with much more high-tech equipment. But many say handing over better devices won't actually be helpful for soldiers who still need the fundamentals.
Sep 18, 2012 — "Green on blue" attacks have continued. And today, a suicide bomber killed at least 12 people — a militant group said the attack was to avenge the anti-Islam video Innocence of Muslims. NATO says it is reducing coalition troops' vulnerability.
May 21, 2012 — Disputes over reopening supply routes into Afghanistan and U.S. drone strikes on targets in Pakistan are complicating NATO's efforts to wind down the war.
May 20, 2012 — World leaders are meeting with President Obama in his hometown of Chicago for a two-day NATO summit focused heavily on Afghanistan.