Afghanistan and NATO

Secretary General de Hoop Scheffer talked about the effectiveness of the International Security Assistance Force operation in Afghanistan… read more

Secretary General de Hoop Scheffer talked about the effectiveness of the International Security Assistance Force operation in Afghanistan and what is needed to achieve success for NATO and the international community as a whole. Topics included the transformation of NATO from a Cold War alliance to a twenty-first century security organization, how to share risks and burdens more fairly and equitably among the member nations, how to modernize operational capabilities, and the upcoming Bucharest summit.

Carlos Pascual introduced the secretary general, and Daniel Benjamin moderated an audience question and answer session at the conclusion of the secretary general’s remarks.

This program was held at the University of California Washington Center. close

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

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Afghanistan and NATO

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Program ID:
204243-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 29, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 4, 2008

Airing Details

  • Feb 29, 2008 | 8:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 29, 2008 | 11:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 2008 | 5:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 04, 2008 | 10:44am EST | C-SPAN 1
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