Council on Foreign Relations Discussion with Afghan President

After months of delay, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced his government would release about 400 prisoners, including some Taliban members, in an… read more

After months of delay, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced his government would release about 400 prisoners, including some Taliban members, in an effort to continue direct negotiations with the Taliban. President Ghani spoke in detail about this move during a Council on Foreign Relations virtual event with James Cunningham, a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. During the interview, he also discussed Afghan’s political process, relations with neighboring countries like Pakistan and India, and the country’s role in combating terrorism. close

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Council on Foreign Relations Discussion with Afghan President

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Program ID:
474748-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2020 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2020 | 4:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 13, 2020 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 13, 2020 | 6:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2020 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2020 | 12:47am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 14, 2020 | 4:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1