Hearing on U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Acting Assistant Defense Secretary for Indo-Pacific… read more

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Acting Assistant Defense Secretary for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs David Helvey, and Joint Staff Deputy Director for Middle East Affairs Brigadier General Matthew Trollinger testified on the process and implications of the drawdown, and the ongoing counterterrorism mission. Other question topics posed to the witnesses included support for the Afghan National Army, concerns over the Taliban’s ties to al- Qaida, and Iran’s influence in the region. Immediately following the two-hour hearing, members held a closed session with the witnesses. close

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Hearing on U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Program ID:
511912-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 20, 2021 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 25, 2021 | 4:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • May 20, 2021 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 21, 2021 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • May 25, 2021 | 4:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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