Assessing U.S. Afghanistan Policy
A Conversation with Senator Carl Levin
Carl Levin discusess U.S. foreign policy toward Afghanistan.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich, delivered a speech entitled "The Way Forward in Afghanistan" to the Council on Foreign Relations.
This CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force Report assesses current U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan ahead of President Obama's December review of the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan. This transcript features the experts highlighting issues of economic cooperation to encourage development in the region and the U.S.-Pakistani strategic relationship.
Experts discuss the findings and recommendations of the Independent Task Force on U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan including nation building techniques, possible withdrawal strategies, and how to combat corruption, in addition to discussing the Obama administration's most recent Afghan strategy review.