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The surge in Afghanistan

Top Pentagon officials appealed to Congress for patience on Wednesday despite setbacks in the Afghan war, describing the conflict as a 'roller coaster' of ups and downs and insisting progress was being made. Ben Gilbert reports from Kandahar.

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Global food prices spike

The United Nations' food agency held a special meeting to discuss the rise in food prices worldwide. Anchor Marco Werman asks Alex Evans, who's studied the causes of food price fluctuations, to explain the upward trend.

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Obama backs India's UN bid

President Obama today supported India's bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. Pakistan has strongly criticized this move. Washington Post UN correspondent Colum Lynch says India would benefit greatly from a permanent place on the Council.

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Keeping documents secure

In the wake of the leak of confidential US diplomatic messages by the group WikiLeaks, anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Edward Djerejian, a former US ambassador to Israel and Syria, about how diplomats used to keep documents secure.