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    Afghanistan Reconstruction Spending

    John Sopko talked about a report on Afghanistan reconstruction spending. According to the report, despite billions of dollars spent on salaries for Afghan National Army forces, the…

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    Book Discussion on Soldier Girls

    Helen Thorpe talked about her book, Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War, about three women who joined the Indiana National Guard and were deployed to Iraq and…

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    25 Years Inside Afghanistan

    Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg talked about the 25 years he has spent documenting Afghanistan, including events such as the Soviet occupation in 1988, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the…

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    U.S. Role in Afghanistan

    Former U.S. Ambassadors to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad, Ronald Neumann, and Ryan Crocker participated in a discussion about the U.S. role in Afghanistan. They spoke about their…

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    Book Discussion on Green on Blue

    Elliot Ackerman talked about his novel, Green on Blue, about an Afghan boy who joins a U.S. funded militia following the U.S. invasion.

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    Representative Loretta Sanchez on National Security Issues

    Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), a member of the Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, talked about national security issues. Topics included defense spending,…

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    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addressed a joint meeting of Congress. He thanked Congress for the money it had appropriated for Afghanistan over the years and acknowledged the American…

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    Afghan President Ghani Arrival at the White House

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was seen arriving at the White House for talks with President Obama.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to President Obama’s announcement that the U.S. would cease troop drawdowns in Afghanistan and instead maintain 9,800 troops in the…

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    President Obama and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke to reporters and answered their questions on a variety of topics related to U.S.-Afghanistan relations. President Obama…

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    United States and Afghanistan Partnership

    Top U.S. officials praised the progress on the United States and Afghanistan’s “revitalized partnership,” announcing plans for several measures including a new development…

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    Q&A with Daniel Bolger

    General Daniel Bolger (Retired) talked about his book, Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. He also spoke about his deployments to the two war…

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Policy

    General John Campbell, the commander of Operation Resolute Support and the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. military strategy in…

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    Women's Rights in Afghanistan

    Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, spoke about the role of women in her home country, and the need to support and encourage them. She described her life growing up as a…

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    Developments in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan Operations Commander General John Campbell testified on developments in Afghanistan. He told committee members that he had provided the Obama administration with options…

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    National Security Strategy

    Two former undersecretaries of Defense for policy, Eric Edelman and Michele Flournoy, testified on national security threats facing the U.S. They answered questions on Iran’s nuclear…

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    After Words with Toby Harnden

    Toby Harnden talked about his book Dead Men Risen: An Epic Story of War and Heroism in Afghanistan, in which he recounts a British battalion’s efforts to prevent the Taliban from…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including a shooting incident that killed three American contractors at a military base in…

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    Book Discussion on Warrior Diplomat

    Michael Waltz talked about his book, Warrior Diplomat: A Green Beret’s Battles from Washington to Afghanistan, about his experiences fighting the war on terror in Afghanistan and in…

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    Security Transition in Afghanistan

    Marine Brigadier General Daniel Yoo talked about his experiences while serving served as the commanding general of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade in Afghanistan. General Yoo led…

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