Situation in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai spoke about security and development in Afghanistan, as well as a meeting planned the followig… read more

Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai spoke about security and development in Afghanistan, as well as a meeting planned the followig day with Pakistani officials. He said that Afghans overwhelmingly opposed Taliban extremists, but that the militants enjoyed bases across the porous border with Pakistan. He also said that while Afghans remained deeply grateful to Pakistan for helping fight the Soviet Union and hosting Afghan refugees, Afghanistan had “differences of opinion” with “certain elements of the Pakistani policy,” such as the use of religious radicalism. close

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Situation in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
285708-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 5, 2009
Last Aired:
May 25, 2009

Airing Details

  • May 05, 2009 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2009 | 10:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 06, 2009 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2009 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2009 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2009 | 3:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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