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  • Brookings Institution Hosts Discussion on Afghanistan
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    Afghanistan Security

    Former Afghanistan Commander General David Petraeus and two former ambassadors talked about a report on the future of U.S. operations in Afghanistan. General Petraeus said there is cause to…

    968 views
  • House Examines Future of the Afghanistan Mission
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    Afghanistan War Transition

    Witnesses assessed conditions in Afghanistan and the U.S. military transition in 2014. They also talked about implications of the bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan and the…

    576 views
  • Afghanistan War Transition
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    Afghanistan War Transition

    State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials gave the Senate Foreign Relations Committee an update on the ISAF & NATO operational transition in…

    210 views
  • Senate Hears About Military Transition in Afghanistan
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    Military and Political Transition in Afghanistan

    Defense and State Department officials testified on regional instability and political and economic challenges in both Afghanistan and Pakistan as U.S. troops prepared to withdraw from…

    189 views
  • Cato Institute Looks At Lessons From War in Afghanistan
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    Lessons from the War in Afghanistan

    Three scholars talked about the lessons that could be learned from the war in Afghanistan. They examined what went wrong and how to avoid those mistakes in the future. Topics included Ambassador James…

    267 views
  • Future of Afghanistan
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    Future of Afghanistan

    Former ambassadors and defense policy leaders talked about the political, economic, social, and security transitions facing Afghanistan. Mr. Dobbin said that the Afghan government could collapse…

    566 views
  • Future of Afghanistan
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    Future of Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about the future of Afghanistan. Topics included peace negotiations, U.S.-Pakistan relations, Afghanistan war strategy and counterinsurgency efforts. Following prepared…

    247 views
  • Peace in Afghanistan
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    Peace in Afghanistan

    The co-chairs of the Century Foundation’s International Task Force on Afghanistan talked about the release of the group’s report on the prospects for peace in Afghanistan. In their remarks…

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  • Afghanistan Update
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    Afghanistan Update

    James Dobbins talked about the latest news in Afghanistan. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson previewed topics for Sunday morning…

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  • Discussion on Containment in Afghanistan
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    Discussion on Containment in Afghanistan

    Foreign policy experts spoke about strategic options and U.S. policy in Afghanistan. Among the issues they addressed were military disengagement, regional security and political stability,…

    147 views
  • Afghanistan Pakistan and Regional Stability
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    Afghanistan, Pakistan and Regional Stability

    Panelists talked about U.S. policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan, instability in the region, threats posed by terrorism and the resurgence of Taliban militias, as well as potential impact…

    61 views
  • Afghanistan Four Years Later
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    Afghanistan Four Years Later

    The Center for American Progress hosted a forum titled “Afghanistan, Four Years Later: Progress, Problems, and Prospects for the Future.” Participants of the first panel, which was moderated by…

    41 views
  • Situation in Iraq
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    Situation in Iraq

    Mr. Dobbins talked about the Iraqi Prime Minister’s visit and Iraq reconstruction efforts. He noted that the Iraqi government has maintained cohesion in the face of internal strife, and he…

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  • Partners for Afghanistan
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    Partners for Afghanistan

    Mr. Dobbins moderated a panel on partnerships for the reconstruction of Afgahanisatan. Professor Hanifi talked about the need for the peoples of Afghan to become more cohesive and about repatriation of…

    176 views
  • Iraq and Afghanistan Reconstruction
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    Iraq and Afghanistan Reconstruction

    Mr. Dobbins talked about reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. He said that these nation-building operations were not proceeding as well as they should have been because of the failure…

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  • Afghanistan Reconstruction
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    Afghanistan Reconstruction

    Officials briefed reporters on efforts to rebuild Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were strengthening the authority of the interim government, rebuilding the agricultural…

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  • Afghanistan Peace and Reconstruction
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    Afghanistan: Peace and Reconstruction

    Participants talked about prospects for lasting peace in Afghanistan, given the history of anarchy and tribalism in the region. They also addressed the challenges in rebuilding…

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  • Political Agreement in Afghanistan
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    Political Agreement in Afghanistan

    Mr. Haas and Mr. Dobbins spoke to reporters about an agreement establishing an interim government in Afghanistan and the potential impact on stability in the region. They also responded to…

    41 views