8 Aug 2010

Ideas for 8 August 2010

From Ideas, 11:05 am on 8 August 2010

The tragic death of Lieutenant Timothy O'Donnell earlier this week has brought home to New Zealanders just how deadly the Taliban's roadside bombing campaign has become. We talk to Victoria University Professor of Strategic Studies Robert Ayson and freelance journalist Jon Stephenson about the conflict and what New Zealand's role in it should be. We also ask former minister of Afghanistan Najib Lafraie what went wrong.