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  • Afghan National Security Adviser on Politics in His Country
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    Security and Politics in Afghanistan

    Mohammad Hanit Atmar, Afghanistan’s national security adviser, spoke about security and politics in his country. He talked about the security environment, counterterrorism efforts,…

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  • Laura Bush on emWe are Afghan Womenem
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    We Are Afghan Women

    Laura Bush talked about the book, We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope, about the lives of Afghan women since the U.S. invasion. Mrs. Bush wrote the introduction to the book, which was…

    767 views
  • Ambassador Dan Feldman on Afghan Government and Security
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    Afghan Government and Security

    Ambassador Dan Feldman and other peace policy experts talked about the strength of the Afghan unity government and the country’s security situation. Topics included U.S. diplomacy efforts,…

    243 views
  • Senator Carl Levin on USAfghanistan Relations
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    U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Senate Armed Services Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke about U.S.-Afghanistan relations. Afterward he answered questions from moderator Stephen Hadley and members of the audience. Senator…

    451 views
  • Discussion on Afghan President Karzais Legacy
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    President Karzai's Legacy in Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about the legacy of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, including the obstacles he faced as president and the future of Afghanistan. Former Afghanistan Commander John Allen among his…

    728 views
  • Future of Afghanistan
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    Future of Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about the future of Afghanistan following the withdrawal of U.S. troops. Topics included the training of Afghan national and local police forces. The former Afghanistan Interior…

    410 views
  • Afghanistan Elections Review
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    Afghanistan Elections

    The U.S. Institute of Peace held a discussion on the previous week’s elections in Afghanistan. The 2014 elections marked the first peaceful democratic transition of power in the country’s…

    157 views
  • USAfghanistan Relations
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    Future of U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s relationship with the U.S. USAID official Alex Thier spoke about the progress in Afghan civil society. In addition, other topics included the Afghan National…

    279 views
  • Future of Media in Afghanistan
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    Future of Media in Afghanistan

    Afghan journalists and Voice of American and BBC media executives talked about the future of media and press relations in Afghanistan. Topics included the state of investigative reporting…

    356 views
  • USIP Looks at Afghanistans Young Leaders
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    Next Generation in Afghanistan

    A panel of young Afghan leaders and experts on Afghanistan discussed the next generation of leadership in that country at an event hosted by the United State Institute of Peace Open Society…

    209 views
  • Afghanistan Security and Neighboring Countries
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    Afghanistan Security and Neighboring Countries

    Panelists talked about the proposed 2014 security transition in Afghanistan, and the role of neighboring countries Pakistan and Iran.

    137 views
  • Afghanistan Transition and Peace Process
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    Afghanistan Transition and Peace Process

    Panelists talked about Afghanistan’s transition and peace process as international forces withdraw. They focused on the key challenges and opportunities for a successful peace process,…

    354 views
  • US Military Operations in Afghanistan
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    U.S. Military Operations in Afghanistan

    The top commander of NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan and the president of National Defense University talked about the Defense Department’s Ministry of Defense Advisers (MoDA)…

    397 views
  • Afghan National Security Forces
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    Afghan National Security Forces

    Panelists talked about the future of the Afghan National Security Forces. Among the topics they addressed were the Afghan local police force and the training procedures of the Afghan Army…

    129 views
  • Political Strategy in Afghanistan
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    Political Strategy in Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about political strategy in Afghanistan in light of a recently released Institute of Peace report titled, “Making Peace in Afghanistan: The Missing Political Strategy.”…

    249 views
  • Afghan Reconciliation and Women
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    Afghan Reconciliation and Women

    Panelists talked about U.S. efforts to reconcile with moderate factions of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the impact those efforts could have on women in the country. They focused on the history of the…

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  • Afghanistan CounterNarcotics Operations
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    Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Operations

    Participants talked about a recent report on the drug trade in Afghanistan and the effectiveness of efforts by U.S. and NATO authorities to counter drug trafficking in the region. Among the…

    376 views
  • Secretary Clinton and President Karzai on USAfghanistan Relations
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    Secretary Clinton and President Karzai on U.S.-Afghanistan Relations

    Secretary Clinton and President Karzai spoke about relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan, as well as his trip to the U.S. They characterized the visit as highly successful, and said…

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  • Parliamentary Elections in Afghanistan
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    Parliamentary Elections in Afghanistan

    Panelists talked about the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) of Afghanistan’s fraud investigations into the 2009 Afghanistan presidential elections and the prospects for fair and…

    76 views
  • Provincial Reconstruction Teams
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    Provincial Reconstruction Teams

    Moderated by Mr. Perito, members of the Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) talked about the effectiveness of the program. They were embedded with Brigade Combat Teams in Iraq that were part of the…

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