John Allen on U.S. Global Leadership

Retired General John Allen, who formerly commanded the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan, talked about… read more

Retired General John Allen, who formerly commanded the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan, talked about U.S. global security and leadership. He addressed Afghanistan, the Middle East, China, and Europe. Regarding Afghanistan, he cautioned that Afghan President Karzai, whose term ends in 2014, was allowing the future of any U.S. forces remaining in the country past 2014 to be decided by a council known as a loya jirga. Other topics included military budget cuts due to sequestration and other budget matters. close

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  • Allen, John R. Commander (Former) International Security Assistance Force (Afghanistan)
  • Donnelly, Thomas Co-Director American Enterprise Institute->Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies

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John Allen on U.S. Global Leadership

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Program ID:
315782-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 2013
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 24, 2013 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 2013 | 6:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 28, 2013 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Oct 28, 2013 | 2:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2013 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 08, 2013 | 9:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2013 | 12:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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