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    U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

    Major General Todd Semonite talked from Kabul, Afghanistan, about the role of U.S. troops in the country and the ability of Afghan forces to combat the Taliban. responded to telephone…

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    Book Discussion on Knife Fights

    Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl (Retired) talked about his book, Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, in which he discusses the development and effectiveness of the…

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    Book Discussion on After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests

    Ted Rall talked about his book, After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan, about his two trips to Afghanistan as an unembedded journalist,…

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    Operations in Afghanistan

    Lieutenant General Joseph Anderson, commander of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, provided an operational update on Afghanistan to reporters at the Pentagon by…

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    Book Discussion on Mountain to Mountain

    Shannon Galpin talked about her book, Mountain to Mountain: A Journey of Adventure and Activism for the Women of Afghanistan. br/ She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas…

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Senate Armed Services Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke about U.S.-Afghanistan relations. Afterward he answered questions from moderator Stephen Hadley and members of the…

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    Afghanistan Operations

    General John Campbell briefed reporters by satellite from Kabul on U.S. operations in Afghanistan. He announced the NATO had 40,000 troop on the ground, and that the drawdown plan was…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on topics including Secretary Kerry’s travels in the Middle East to encourage support in the region for combating ISIL*, the…

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    Afghanistan Outlook

    Matthew Rosenberg talked about the outlook for Afghanistan’s political and national security future. He also discussed his concerns about the corruption in Afghanistan, the…

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    Book Discussion on Valor

    Mark Lee Greenblatt talked about his book, Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in which he tells stories of soldiers who demonstrated extraordinary courage…

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    Major General Harold Greene Burial Service

    The burial service for U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was held at Arlington National Cemetery. Major General Greene was killed in Afghanistan on August 5, 2014, when a gunman…

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    Book Discussion on What We Won

    Bruce Riedel talked about his book, What We Won: America’s Secret War in Afghanistan, 1979-89, about the CIA’s involvement in Afghanistan from 1979-1989. He also talked about…

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    Arrival of Major General Harold Greene's Remains

    The “dignified transfer” ceremony of the remains of Major General Harold Greene to Dover Air Force Base was shown. Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters during his daily White House briefing. He talked about an attack on military personnel in Afghanistan in which a general was…

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    Situation in Afghanistan

    Lisa Curtis talked about the latest developments in Afghanistan’s presidential elections, Afghani President Hamid Karzai’s leadership, the continued attacks by the Taliban, and…

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    Book Discussion on The Taliban Revival

    Hassan Abbas talked about his book, The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier, in which he discusses the return to power of the Taliban in…

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    President Karzai's Legacy in Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about the legacy of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, including the obstacles he faced as president and the future of Afghanistan. Former Afghanistan Commander John Allen…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast With Representative Ed Royce

    House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Ed Royce (R-CA) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Topics…

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    Afghanistan Elections

    Former Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad and former Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary David Sedney talked about Afghanistan’s recent presidential election, the impact of the…

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    NATO Issues

    NATO Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen spoke to reporters following a meeting with President Obama at the White House. He said Russia could face deeper sanctions if it continued to…

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