U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq

Speaker:
Dan Caldwell Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Pepperdine University
Presider:
Irina A. Faskianos Vice President, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
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