U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Joseph Dunford testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on President… read more

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Joseph Dunford testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on President Trump’s military strategy in Afghanistan. Secretary Mattis said for the first time Afghan security forces were fully engaged in offensive operations and suffering fewer casualties than the previous year. General Dunford said the new operational approach intends to put pressure on the Taliban and should break the stalemate in Afghanistan. The witnesses also discussed the need to put pressure on Pakistan to stop providing safe havens for terrorists. close

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Program ID:
434955-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 03, 2017 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 07, 2017 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Oct 03, 2017 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 04, 2017 | 5:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2017 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 06, 2017 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 07, 2017 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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