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    Afghanistan Elections

    The U.S. Institute of Peace held a discussion on the previous week’s elections in Afghanistan. The 2014 elections marked the first peaceful democratic transition of power in the…

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    Afghan Elections

    Panelists talked about U.S. involvement in Afghanistan during the 12 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They focused on the impact of Afghanistan’s upcoming…

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    Afghan Presidential Election

    Michael O’Hanlon talked about what the Afghan presidential elections meant for U.S.-Afghan relations and for U.S. troops remaining in the country beyond 2014. Afghans went to the…

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    Book Discussion on American Spartan

    Ann Scott Tyson talked about her book American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant, in which she tells the story of Special Forces Major Jim…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues. The majority of questions focused on the Israeli-Palestinian…

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    Afghan Electons

    Former officials from the Obama and George W. Bush administrations previewed the Afghanistan presidential and provincial council elections and warned against not judging Afghan elections by…

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    Afghanistan Elections and U.S. Troop Withdrawal

    Former NATO commander General John Allen and other experts on Afghanistan’s talked about the country’s upcoming presidential election and the planned withdrawal of foreign…

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    Afghanistan Reconstruction

    Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko provided an update on the U.S. military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan and addressed future operations in the region…

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    British Defense Committee Hearing on Afghanistan

    Secretary Philip Hammond testified at a British Defence Committee hearing on British troop levels in Afghanistan, the U.K.'s post-2014 priorities, and relations with Pakistan.

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    Afghanistan Assessment

    General Joseph Dunford Jr., the commander of coalition troops in Afghanistan, testified on troop presence in Afghanistan post-2014.

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    Senator Bob Casey on the Future of Afghanistan

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) talked about Afghanistan, and the changing U.S. role as American troops were scheduled to withdraw from the country later in 2014. He spoke about the importance of…

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    Afghanistan War

    Former Afghanistan military leaders spoke to about the status of the Afghan Security Forces as U.S. and NATO forces plan for withdrawal.

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    U.S. Military Role in Afghanistan

    Daniel Markey talked about the future of U.S. military presence in Afghanistan. Topics included continued attacks by the Taliban, and the readiness of Afghan’s security forces…

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    Future of U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s relationship with the U.S. USAID official Alex Thier spoke about the progress in Afghan civil society. In addition, other topics included the…

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    Future of Media in Afghanistan

    Afghan journalists and Voice of American and BBC media executives talked about the future of media and press relations in Afghanistan. Topics included the state of investigative reporting…

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    August 2011 Attack on U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

    Defense Department officials and military leaders testified at a hearing on the investigation of the August 20111 death of 30 U.S. servicemen in Afghanistan after the Taliban fired a rocket…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesman Jay Carney briefed reporters and answers questions at the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s phone conversation with Afghan President Hamid…

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    U.S. Mission in Afghanistan

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon (R-CA) spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. He talked about the war in Afghanistan and the U.S. mission there. Following his…

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    Foreign Aid to Afghanistan

    John Sopko talked about an analysis by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) of U.S. funds directly given to the Afghan government. Mr. Sepko said…

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    Civil Society in Afghanistan

    Specialists from the World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE) talked about U.S. civil society engagement in Afghanistan. They argued that effective engagement…

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