Security Issues in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Ambassador Holbrooke and his advisers spoke about security challenges in Afghanistan and Pakistan and answered questions from the… read more

Ambassador Holbrooke and his advisers spoke about security challenges in Afghanistan and Pakistan and answered questions from the audience. Among the topics they addressed were the role that Iran had and could still play in regional security, as well as efforts to curb drug trafficking. They also spoke about Afghanistan’s August 20 presidential elections and the U.S.-led effort to provide security for the vote. Mr. Holbrooke said his team’s political goals related to the election included contending with political corruption, establishing amnesty for former anti-government guerrillas, and improving regional and local governance.  close

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  • Amiri, Rina Senior Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan
  • Bommer, Ashley Special Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Gonzales, Otto Senior Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Holbrooke, Richard C. Special Representative Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Keyvanshad, Sepideh Special Development Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Marriott, Jane Senior Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Nasr, Vali R. Senior Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Podesta, John D. President and CEO Center for American Progress
  • Rubin, Barnett R. Senior Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan
  • Shy, Rami Senior Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Singh, Vikram Senior Defense Adviser Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
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Security Issues in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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Program ID:
288342-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2009

Airing Details

  • Aug 12, 2009 | 8:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2009 | 10:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2009 | 5:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2009 | 11:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2009 | 2:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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