Freelance journalist David Axe on the announcement that the campaign in the south of Afghanistan could take up to 18 months to complete.
PJ Tobia from the Killiad news agency in Afghanistan with the latest on operation Moshtarak.
Joanne Griffith and the awesome Ben Fong Torres formerly of Rolling Stone talk about Jim Morrison.
The leaders of the military coup in Niger have promised a "return to constitutional order", three days after overthrowing President Mamadou Tandja. Paul Melly, an expert on Francophone West Africa, speaks to Dotun.