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Haitians living in an improvised tent city watch a U.S. Navy helicopter on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010. (AP)
Haitians living in an improvised tent city watch a U.S. Navy helicopter on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010. (AP)

Guests:

From Port-au-Prince, Haiti, we're joined by Damien Cave, Miami bureau chief for The New York Times.  His latest piece is "Lines and Tempers as Haitians Queue for Cash."

Joining us from Arlington, Va., is James Dobbins, director of the RAND Corporation’s International Security and Defense Policy Center.  He served as special envoy to Haiti under President Bill Clinton and has held other senior White House and State Department positions under four presidents, including as envoy for the Balkans, Somalia, and Afghanistan.

And from Charlottesville, Va., we're joined by Robert Fatton Jr., professor of government and public affairs at the University of Virginia.  He is author of several works on Haiti, including, "The Roots of Haitian Despotism," and "Haiti's Predatory Republic: The Unending Transition to Democracy."

This program aired on January 27, 2010.

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