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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    General John Allen talked about the U.S.-led coalition to defeat ISIS* militants in Iraq and Syria. He outlined efforts to defund the group, identify and target foreign fighters, and diminish its image and change…

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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…

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    Afghanistan Elections and U.S. Troop Withdrawal

    Former NATO commander General John Allen and other experts on Afghanistan’s talked about the country’s upcoming presidential election and the planned withdrawal of foreign troops from the country…

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    Civil Society in Afghanistan

    Specialists from the World Organization for Resource Development and Education (WORDE) talked about U.S. civil society engagement in Afghanistan. They argued that effective engagement was the missing piece…

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    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 U.S. global security and leadership. He addressed…

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    Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen talked about his time from mid-2011 through February 2013 as commander of the U.S. and NATO mission in Afghanistan. Topics included the progress by the Afghan National…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen briefed reporters on military operations in Afghanistan. He said that coalition forces are working “very hard” to address recent deadly attacks by Afghans on their…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen briefed reporters on U.S. operations in Afghanistan and the investigation into the alleged killing of 17 Afghans by Staff Sergeant. Robert Bales. In his comments General…

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