Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan

What’s it really like on the ground in Afghanistan and Pakistan? We’ll get a candid look at the war zone lives of journalists, soldiers, politicians, expats and more this hour with Kim Barker. Currently a New York-based reporter for ProPublica, Barker was the Chicago Tribune’s South Asia bureau chief from 2004 to 2009. Her new memoir is “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” (Doubleday, 2011).