U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

State Department Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee providing an… read more

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 region. Ambassador Olson emphasized that progress had been made in Afghanistan regarding anti-corruption efforts, governance and counterterrorism. In addition, he stated “while Pakistan’s progress is laudable, its struggle with terrorism will not come to an end until it decisively shifts away from tolerating externally-focused groups.” Assistant to the USAID Afghanistan and Pakistan Administrator Donald Sampler also testified addressing stability and development efforts in the country. close

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U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
415306-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2016 | 9:54am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2016 | 9:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 15, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2016 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2016 | 9:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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