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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    General John Allen talked about the U.S.-led coalition to defeat ISIS* militants in Iraq and Syria. He outlined efforts to defund the group, identify and target foreign fighters, and…

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    State Department Briefing on Combating ISIS

    General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, briefed reporters on U.S. efforts to combat ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria. br/ The Islamic…

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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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    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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    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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    John Allen on U.S. Global Leadership

    Retired General John Allen, who formerly commanded the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan, talked about U.S. global security and leadership. He…

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    Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen talked about his time from mid-2011 through February 2013 as commander of the U.S. and NATO mission in Afghanistan. Topics included the progress by the Afghan…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen briefed reporters on military operations in Afghanistan. He said that coalition forces are working “very hard” to address recent deadly attacks by…

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    U.S. Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen briefed reporters on U.S. military operations in Afghanistan. He said the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama bin Laden was sentenced to 33 years in…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen briefed reporters on U.S. operations in Afghanistan and the investigation into the alleged killing of 17 Afghans by Staff Sergeant. Robert Bales. In his…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were force levels in the country, tensions between the U.S.…

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    Afghanistan War, Part 2

    General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country by 2014,…

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    Afghanistan War, Part 1

    General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country by 2014,…

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    Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen spoke to reporters on operations in Afghanistan following the deaths 30 U.S. troops, including 22 Navy SEALS, the preceding Saturday when their helicopter was shot down…

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    Senior Military Commander Nominees

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for several military commanders. The commander chosen to replace General David Petraeus in Afghanistan was Lieutenant…

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    National Security Team Personnel Changes

    President Obama announced changes to his national security team. Among those changes, he nominated CIA director Leon Panetta to be defense secretary and General David Petraeus to head…

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    U.S. Military and the Middle East

    Lieutenant General John Allen gave the keynote address at the second day of the Arab-U.S. policymakers conference. He talked about the areas of responsibility, goals, activities, and…

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    Tsunami Relief

    Officials briefed reporters on the status of humanitarian and relief efforts to affected regions of the Indian Ocean devastated by a tsunami. They also talked about redeployment of…

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    Tsunami Relief Efforts

    The committee heard testimony about tsunami relief programs to help victims in the devastated areas bordering the Indian Ocean, international cooperation in providing monetary and physical…

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    Tsunami Relief

    Officials spoke to reporters about international aid and relief efforts for countries and victims on an Indian Ocean tsunami.

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