U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s proposed drawdown of troops from Afghanistan and its effects on U.S-Afghan… read more

Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s proposed drawdown of troops from Afghanistan and its effects on U.S-Afghan relations. They also discussed the pending presidential run-off election in Afghanistan and prospects for new leadership in the country. Former Defense Department Senior Adviser Christopher Kolenda and former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ronald Neumann spoke about the logistics and politics of leaving troops in the region, and the future of U.S.-Afghanistan relations. The Obama administration proposed keeping troops in Afghanistan following the planned 2014 withdrawal. Under the proposal, 9,800 U.S. troops along with NATO and other international forces, totaling nearly 14,000 personnel, would have remained in Afghanistan. close

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

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Program ID:
319825-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 6, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 2014

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  • Jun 06, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 06, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 06, 2014 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 07, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 12, 2014 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 12, 2014 | 5:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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