Following Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit to the White House last week, host Rachel Martin talks with Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. Khalilzad says Karzai achieved some of his objectives, notably an accelerated timeline for Afghan forces to take the lead in security operations.
PBS NewsHour co-anchor Gwen Ifill joins All Things Considered from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, to discuss her 2009 book The Breakthrough. Ifill is re-examining the book's conclusions about black political leadership as President Obama prepares to leave office.
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