(this episode features a phonecall from yours truly, calling in live from the 'surge' protest in downtown portland. click here to here to jump to my phonecall.)
from alex ansary: Alex interviews Mohammed Daud Miraki about his book, Afghanistan After 'Democracy'. He hopes to raise enough funds through this book for a women's hospital and a research facility dealing with uranium contamination brought about by the US invasion of Afghanistan. Later I cover the news including Bush's recent speech in which he calls for an increase in troop levels in Iraq.