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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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    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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    U.S.-Funded Reconstruction in Afghanistan

    John Sopko talked about the most recent special inspector general’s report on overseeing U.S.-funded reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan and on counternarcotics efforts in that…

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    Book Discussion No Good Men Among the Living and Worth Fighting For

    Anand Gopal, author of No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes, and Rory Fanning, author of Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger’s Journey…

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    Book Discussion on The Underground Girls of Kabul and Without You, There Is No Us

    Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, and Suki Kim, author of Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of…

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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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