Defense Strategy

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Council on Foreign Relations Press Conference: Release Of CFR Report on U.S. Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Speakers: Richard L. Armitage and Daniel S. Markey

A press conference discussing a new CFR report assessing U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in Pakistan and Afghanistan; recommendations include a long-term partnership with Pakistan, calls for a new approach to Afghan political reform, reconciliation, and regional diploma; and changing strategy absent progress.

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Interview

Long Road Ahead for Afghan Security Forces

Jack Kem interviewed by Greg Bruno

The transition of security responsibilities to Afghan forces within four years will require a significant increase in international training efforts, but NATO's Jack Kem says coalition forces are making progress in overhauling security institutions.

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Must Read

FP: Drone Wars

Author: C. Christine Fair

C. Christine Fair, assistant professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, offers a look at the true and false behind arguments against the United States' use of drone airstrikes.

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Video

The Future of NATO

Speaker: Madeleine K. Albright
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Former secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright analyzes how transatlantic relations will evolve and why NATO remains relevant today.

This meeting was the annual John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture.

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