After Words with Vali Nasr

Vali Nasr talked about his book, The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat, in which the he reveals that the foreign… read more

Vali Nasr talked about his book, The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat, in which the he reveals that the foreign policy plan supported by late Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was overruled by President Obama for political reasons. Mr. Nasr argued that the conflict over U.S. policy in Afghanistan has weakened America’s ability to shape policy in South Asia and the Middle East. He spoke about his contentions with National Defense University professor and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) adviser Judith Yaphe. close

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

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  • Vali R. Nasr Dean Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies
  • Judith S. Yaphe Distinguished Research Fellow Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University

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After Words with Vali Nasr

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Category:
Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 3, 2013
Last Aired:
May 29, 2013

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  • May 03, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 03, 2013 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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