Future of Afghanistan After U.S. Troop Withdrawal

J. Alexander Thier spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan, troop withdrawals, and the future of Afghanistan following U.S.… read more

J. Alexander Thier spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan, troop withdrawals, and the future of Afghanistan following U.S. withdrawal. He said that education and health care rates had increased dramatically since 2001. However, he also noted that corruption and patronage still had a significant impact on even the most successful regions of the country. He called for continued U-S assistance in promoting democracy in Afghanistan. close

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

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  • Steve Coll President and CEO New America Foundation
  • Alexander Thier Assistant to the Administrato U.S. Administration for International Developement->Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs

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Future of Afghanistan After U.S. Troop Withdrawal

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Program ID:
303111-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 9, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 2011

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  • Dec 09, 2011 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 10, 2011 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 10, 2011 | 6:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 12, 2011 | 10:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 12, 2011 | 12:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 22, 2011 | 1:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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