Situation in Afghanistan

The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on “Afghanistan: Operations and Reconstruction.” Government officials… read more

The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on “Afghanistan: Operations and Reconstruction.” Government officials testified about combating the illicit drug trade and building political institutions. Assistant Secretary Rodman spoke about the election process in Afghanistan and the effect of democracy on the Taliban. Assistant Secretary Powell discussed opium-poppy cultivation and poverty. General Sharp talked about defeating the terrorist threat and improving security in Afghanistan. Following their prepared remarks, the government officials responded to questions and comments from U.S. Representatives. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Nancy Jo Powell Assistant Secretary Department of State->Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
  • Peter Rodman Assistant Secretary Department of Defense
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Situation in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
187309-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 2005
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 2005

Airing Details

  • Jun 22, 2005 | 10:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 23, 2005 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 27, 2005 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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