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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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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. He addressed the Defense Department’s findings in the investigation into the U.S. airstrikes on…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Book Discussion on They Were Heroes

    Sergeant Major David Devaney (Retired), author of They Were Heroes: A Sergeant Major’s Tribute to the Combat Marines of Iraq and Afghanistan, spoke about some of the heroic actions…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Department Press Secretary Peter Cook briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics. He announced the name of the Army Special…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of military-related topics, including that one U.S. special operations service member was killed and two others were…

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    Stability and Security in Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about the status of the war in Afghanistan and efforts to stabilize the country.

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

    Current and former State Department experts on Afghanistan testified on U.S. strategy toward that country. The hearing focused on the level of U.S. troops after 2016, the role of the…

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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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