Book Discussion on Ghosts of Afghanistan

Jonathan Steele, former chief foreign correspondent for the Guardian, has covered Afghanistan since 1981. He talked about the Soviet… read more

Jonathan Steele, former chief foreign correspondent for the Guardian, has covered Afghanistan since 1981. He talked about the Soviet experience in that country and the lessons that the Obama administration should learn from it. After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. Bill Goodfellow moderated.

“Afghanistan: Gorbachev’s Lessons for Obama” was an event of the Center for International Policy. close

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

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Book Discussion on Ghosts of Afghanistan

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2012

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  • Dec 31, 2011 | 4:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 2:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 02, 2012 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 08, 2012 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
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