VIDEO- Afghanistan in 2011 & Beyond: Counterinsurgency, Transition and Drawdown
June 30th, 2011- The Knight Studio at The Newseum
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of President Obama’s decision on troop withdrawal levels from Afghanistan, Congress, the policy community and the general public are debating the cost and level of commitment required to sustain the war effort.
And the debate is far from over. Hear from a panel of leading voices in Congress and the defense community as they discuss the military requirements remaining in Afghanistan, implications of troop withdrawal levels and timelines, a path for developing a political strategy in Afghanistan, and the progress toward and impediments to a successful transition to Afghan responsibility by 2014.
Institute for the Study of War (ISW) hosted Senator John McCain, Senator Joseph Lieberman and General Jack Keane (U.S. Army, Ret.), “Afghanistan in 2011 and Beyond: Counterinsurgency, Transition and Drawdown” on June 30, 2011. Moderated by Michael O'Hanlon