Panel on the Afghanistan War

Military writers talked about the history of the war in Afghanistan and prospects for the future. Topics included the definition of… read more

Military writers talked about the history of the war in Afghanistan and prospects for the future. Topics included the definition of the mission in Afghanistan. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.

Participants were: Dr. Chris Coppola, author of Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq; Donna McAleer, author of Porcelain on Steel: Women of West Point’s Long Gray Line; Doug Stanton, author of Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan; Karl Marlantes, author of Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War; and Jack Segal, former senior U.S. diplomat and Vietnam War veteran, was the chief political adviser to the NATO’s Afghanistan commander. Jim Hornfischer moderated.

“An Uncertain Future in Afghanistan: Assessing the Conflict Ten Years On” was a panel of the 16th Annual Colby Military Writers' Symposium held in Plumley Armory at Norwich University in Vermont. close

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Location:
Northfield, Vermont, United States
First Aired:
May 7, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 13, 2011

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  • May 07, 2011 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 08, 2011 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2011 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2011 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 13, 2011 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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