Security and Stability in Afghanistan

Secretary Gates talked shortly about the operations in Iraq, but focused on those in Afghanistan. He talked about the development of… read more

Secretary Gates talked shortly about the operations in Iraq, but focused on those in Afghanistan. He talked about the development of infrastructure, the reasons why insurgency attacks had increased, the opium trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) obligations, and ended remarks on future stability in Afghanistan if the operations in the region are adequately supported. Admiral Mullen talked about the increase in violence in Afghanistan by Taliban operatives, the high level of support within Afghani communities for continued U.S. and NATO operations, the effect of NATO’s involvement, and the progress of U.S. training of Afghani police and military forces. 

Undersecretary Edelman talked about the role of the international community in Afghanistan. Mr. Sattler expanded on the issues talked about in the testimonies of Sec. Gates and Adm. Mullen. close

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

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House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 2007

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  • Dec 11, 2007 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 11, 2007 | 11:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 13, 2007 | 5:20am EST | C-SPAN 2
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