Zero Dark Thirty, the critically acclaimed film that looks at the events leading up to the death of Osama bin Laden. The film, though, has not been without controversy, particularly on Capitol Hill, where several senators have been outspoken critics.
Though the Pentagon budget is reduced from what had been projected, the actual spending will increase more than $30 billion over 10 years, though the increases are small enough that when adjusted for expected inflation, they amount to minor reductions.
A new report out by the Senate Armed Services Committee reveals more problems with our heavy use of private security contractors in the war in Afghanistan. Todd Zwillich describes the Senator's language and what it portends.
The US military in Afghanistan is to be allowed to pay Taliban fighters who renounce violence. The Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, Senator Carl Levin, sees pay for former Taliban fighters to protect their communities. Katy Clark talks with him.
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