Future of Afghanistan After U.S. Troop Withdrawal
J. Alexander Thier spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan, troop withdrawals, and the future of Afghanistan following U.S. withdrawal. He said that education and health care rates had increased dramatically since 2001. However, he also noted that corruption and patronage still had a significant impact on even the most successful regions of the country. He called for continued U-S assistance in promoting democracy in Afghanistan. close
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Steve Coll President and CEO New America Foundation
Alexander Thier Assistant to the Administrator U.S. Agency for International Development->Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs
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