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    Challenges Facing Afghanistan

    Former Afghan Interior Minister Ali Jalali and other scholars talked about the political and security challenges facing Afghanistan’s government and possibilities for strengthening…

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    Book Discussion Midnight's Furies

    Nisid Hajari talked about his book, Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition, about the history behind and legacy of the partition of India in 1947.…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including a report on the October 2015 airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in…

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    Investigation of U.S. Airstrike on Afghan Hospital

    General Joseph Votel briefed reporters and responded to questions on an investigation into the October 3, 2015, U.S. airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz,…

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    Afghanistan Weapons Program

    Defense Department officials testified at a hearing on weapons contracts in Afghanistan. John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), outlined…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    Brigadier General Charles Cleveland, Resolute Support Mission deputy chief of staff for communication, briefed reporters via satellite from Kabul on U.S. military operations in…

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Remarks

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke about challenges facing his country. Topics included terrorist attacks, the Syrian refugee crisis and relations with…

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    Conversation with Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani

    First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani Afghanistan’s spoke about the challenges facing her country in its efforts to rebuild. She addressed several perceptions she called…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of international issues, including the previous day’s bombing at a public park in Lahore, Pakistan, and…

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    Book Discussion on We Are Afghan Women

    Laura Bush talked about the book, We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, about the lives of Afghan women since the U.S. invasion. Mrs. Bush wrote the introduction to the book, which…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Colonel Steve Warren briefed reporters at the Pentagon via satellite about targeted airstrikes against ISIS* militants in Iraq and Syria. Topics included the recent terror attack in…

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    U.S.-Pakistan Relations

    Sartaj Aziz, foreign affairs adviser to Pakistan’s prime minister, talked about his country’s efforts to combat terrorism and bolster national security in the region, as well as…

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    Universal News-in-Brief from March 27, 1951

    This 1951 Universal News-in-Brief showed a toy drive for French orphans and war wounded children, an Afghan government official visit to a coal mine in Washington state, and Navy women…

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    Book Discussion on Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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    Afghan President Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke about international security. He said the fight against ISIS* was not a civil war, but a global threat.  This speech was part of the…

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    Afghan Security Forces

    Several Defense Department officials provided status reports and offered assessments of the Afghanistan National Security Forces in a hearing of the the House Armed Services Subcommittee on…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    Brigadier General Wilson Shoffner, deputy chief of staff for communications for Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, briefed reporters at the Pentagon by teleconference from Kabul about…

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    Afghanistan Operations Commander Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for Lieutenant General John Nicholson, President Obama’s nominee to be the next Afghanistan Operations…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including a terrorist attack at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan.

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    Brigadier General Wilson Shoffner, Afghanistan operations chief of staff for communication, updated reporters at the Pentagon on ongoing military operations in that country. He…

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