Afghan Presidential Election

Panelists talked about the outcome of the presidential elections in Afghanistan and the implications for the country’s… read more

Panelists talked about the outcome of the presidential elections in Afghanistan and the implications for the country’s future. Topics included current security and how coalition forces can retake the initiative from insurgents, election results, and developments in Pakistan that could affect the war in Afghanistan. Following their discussion panelists responded to audience members' questions.

At the time of this discussion, only about 10% of the vote had been counted. President Hamid Karzai had a small lead over his nearest rival. close

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

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  • David W. Barno Commander (Former) U.S. Forces - Afghanistan
  • Lisa Curtis Senior Research Fellow Heritage Foundation->Asian Studies Center
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Afghan Presidential Election

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Program ID:
288569-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2009

Airing Details

  • Aug 27, 2009 | 12:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2009 | 10:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 28, 2009 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2009 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2009 | 3:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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