Soldiers' Stories from the Afghan War

Veterans of combat operations in Afghanistan testified about their experiences and offered advice from the perspective of soldiers and… read more

Veterans of combat operations in Afghanistan testified about their experiences and offered advice from the perspective of soldiers and junior officers in the field. Most said that U.S. forces had done an insufficient job of reaching out to local villagers and presenting a viable alternative to cooperation with anti-Western fundamentalists. They were divided, however, on the usefulness of the Obama administrations plans to increase U.S. military presence in the region. close

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

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

Soldiers' Stories from the Afghan War

6,525 Views
Program ID:
285462-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 12, 2009

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 2009 | 10:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 23, 2009 | 7:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2009 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2009 | 4:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 01, 2009 | 12:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2009 | 6:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2009 | 12:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 26, 2009 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Soldiers' Stories from the Afghan War

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:46:48
    Price:
    $7.49
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Request Download
  • MP4 video - Low
    Request Download
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:46:48
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video