U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Confirmation Hearing

Ryan Crocker testified about his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. He talked about the transition from military to… read more

Ryan Crocker testified about his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. He talked about the transition from military to civilian authority in Afghanistan, the 2014 transition deadline and the cost of U.S. efforts in Afghanistan. He also said that his goal in Afghanistan was “sustainable stability” and “good-enough governance.” In order to achieve this goal, he emphasized the importance of governance and rule of law, especially the combating of corruption, which he called “the second insurgency.” close

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

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Program ID:
299925-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 8, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 9, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jun 08, 2011 | 9:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 08, 2011 | 3:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 08, 2011 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2011 | 11:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 2011 | 4:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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