Assessing Afghanistan Foreign Policy

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen answered… read more

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen answered questions about the Obama administration plan to raise troop levels in Afghanistan as part of a revised strategy to disengage forces beginning in July 2011. They maintained that Afghanistan is central to the war on terror and national security interests. 

Several senators expressed concern that focusing on Afghanistan jeopardizes other national security interests. close

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

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Assessing Afghanistan Foreign Policy

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Program ID:
290422-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 3, 2009
Last Aired:
Dec 8, 2009

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  • Dec 03, 2009 | 8:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 03, 2009 | 10:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2009 | 4:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 08, 2009 | 1:26am EST | C-SPAN 2
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