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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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    Democratic National Convention, Day 4

    Day four of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included speeches by Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

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    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Former federal officials and foreign diplomats talked about the future of the conflict between Israel and Palestinians living in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The Center for a New…

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    Science, Technology and Math Education

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and inventor and education advocate Dean Kamen talked about the state of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in the U.S. Both…

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    Middle East Strategy

    Retired General John Allen and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson testified at a hearing U.S. strategy in the Middle East. They detailed ongoing U.S. and…

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    Threats to Iraq and Syria

    General John Allen (Retired), Ambassador Lukman Faily, and Assistant Secretary Daniel Glaser talked about combating ISIL* in Syria and Iraq. “Iraq/Syria: Worse Now Than Before” was a panel…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Retired General John Allen, who serves as special presidential envoy, talked about the campaign against ISIS* miltants. He also spoke briefly about the Iran nuclear agreement reached the previous…

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    Monmouth College Commencement Address

    General John Allen (Retired) gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of Monmouth College. General Allen spoke about his military service and leadership as well as…

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    U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Terrorists

    Retired General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter *ISIL, was joined by two Defense Department officials in testifying before the House Foreign…

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    U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Terrorists

    Retired General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIL, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the U.S. strategy and coalition…

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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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    State Department Briefing on Combating ISIS

    General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, briefed reporters on U.S. efforts to combat ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria. The Islamic…

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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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    U.S. Military Operations in Afghanistan

    General John Allen briefed reporters on U.S. military operations in Afghanistan. He said the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama bin Laden was sentenced to 33 years in prison for…

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    Afghanistan War, Part 2

    General John Allen and Undersecretary James Miller testified on operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics they addressed were the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country by 2014, as well as…

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