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Rajiv Chandrasekaran On Afghanistan

Steve Scher
07/10/2012 at 10:00 a.m.

Unrest In Afghanistan With Rajiv Chandrasekaran: Washington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran followed Obama's troop surge to Afghanistan. He found a disorganized effort, undermined by the Afghan, Pakistani and American governments. Was anything accomplished? How does today's US involvement in Afghanistan compare to Cold War efforts?

Greendays Gardening Panel: Open Phones! Our Greendays experts join us once again to offer guidance for your garden. What projects are you working on? We'll take your questions at 800.289.KUOW (5869).

The Real Cost Of A New Jetliner: The Farnborough Airshow is going on this week in England. On Monday, Boeing announced $7.2 billion worth of new orders. A company called Air Lease agreed to order 75 of Boeing's redesigned 737 MAX aircraft. So how much does each new airliner really cost? Both companies say they got a good deal, but actual terms of aircraft agreements are closely guarded secrets. We talk to a Wall Street Journal reporter who explains why.

Related Event

Rajiv Chandrasekaran speaks tonight at Town Hall Seattle at 7:30 p.m.


Rajiv Chandrasekaran is a senior correspondent and associate editor at the Washington Post. His new book is "Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan."

Marty Wingate writes about gardens and travel. You can find her works at Her book is "Landscaping for Privacy."

Willi Galloway is the host of the gardening and cooking website called Her book new book is "Grow, Cook, Eat."

Greg Rabourn is the Vashon basin steward and works on habitat restoration and salmon recovery on Vashon and Maury Islands. He also helps landowners in the Raging River and Patterson Creek watershed solve landscape problems sustainably. You can see him as co–host of King County TV's "Yard Talk."

Dan Michaels is a Wall Street Journal staff reporter based in Brussels.

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