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    Afghan Vice President Sarwar Danesh U.N. General Assembly Address

    Afghan Vice President Sarwar Danish addressed members at the U.N. General Assembly. His remarks focused on the progress made by his government and he stressed that democracy was the key to solving the “legacy of…

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    Defense Department Briefing on Afghanistan

    General John Nicholson briefed reporters and responded to questions on military operations in Afghanistan.

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    U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

    State Department Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee providing an update on the security and political situation in…

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    Security and Politics in Afghanistan

    General John Allen, former commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan, and other panelists talked about the security situation and political dynamics in Afghanistan. Topics included U.S. interests in the…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including Wednesday’s attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul.

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    The Mirror Test

    Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, about America’s role in the world after September 11, 2001. In his book, Mr. Weston tells the stories of…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Elizabeth Trudeau briefed reporters on a range of international issues, including an attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missile…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics, including recent air strikes in Syria and the role of 100 U.S. forces in the security…

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    President Obama Remarks on Afghanistan

    President Obama delivered a statement on the security situation in Afghanistan. He said the situation remained “precarious,” and announced that the U.S. would maintain 8,400 troops in…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including President Obama’s decision announced that day to keep 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and the FBI’s…

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    Anti-Taliban Efforts in Afghanistan

    Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib talked about security efforts in Afghanistan, combating the Taliban, and the U.S. role in his country. Ambassador Mohib said of President Obama’s recent sign-off to…

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    Future of Afghanistan

    Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib talked about his perspective on the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, as well as the future of Afghanistan and the war against the Taliban.

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    Military Modernization

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter discussed efforts to modernize the military. He said that his plan was designed to build a bridge between national security needs and innovators throughout the nation.…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    At the White House daily briefing, Josh Earnest said President’s Obama’s sign-off on expanding military operations in Afghanistan does not foreshadow whether the drawdown expected later in…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook briefed reporters and took their questions on a range of Defense Department issues including Defense Secretary Carter’s “Force of the Future”…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    Brigadier General Charles Cleveland, briefed reporters via satellite on U.S. military operations in Afghanistan. General Cleveland is Resolute Support Mission deputy chief of staff for…

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    Tough as They Come

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (Retired) talked about his book, Tough as They Come, about his three tours of duty in Afghanistan and becoming a quadruple amputee after he triggered…

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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…

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    U.S. Involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Daniel Serwer discussed the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Topics included the replacement for a recently killed Taliban leader in Afghanistan, the Iraqi military’s efforts to retake…

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    Future of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib talked about the potential for successful democracy, peace, and unity in Afghanistan, relations with the U.S., and security challenges…

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