Patrick Leahy says he got a better sense of the equipment that U.S. soldiers
need to fight terrorists during a visit to Afghanistan last week. Leahy
also visited Pakistan and Iraq during the trip.
As the military and political situation in Afghanistan intensifies, Vermont troops prepare for deployment to the region. Another Vermonter is also headed for that
region: Peter Galbraith has been named deputy UN envoy in Afghanistan. Jane Lindholm talks with Galbraith about
the coming surge in both military and civilian efforts and the way forward in
As the contest begins to
heat up, we’ll look at the issues affecting the race for governor, and talk about how the
candidate’s campaigns are shaping up. We’ll also hear from three visiting foreign students about their impressions of Vermont. And we’ll hop aboard a Dragon Boat.