TPI Replay: Priorities for Afghanistan with Zalmay Khalilzad

TPI Replay: Priorities for Afghanistan with Zalmay Khalilzad

A U.S. soldier keeps watch at an Afghan National Army base in Afghanistan, August 5, 2018. Omar Sobhani/Reuters
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Zalmay Khalilzad, the current Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation at the State Department, recently announced a potential framework for a peace deal between the United States and Afghanistan. James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon sat down with Khalilzad in May of 2017 and examined President Donald J. Trump's priorities in Afghanistan. (This is a rebroadcast of that 2017 episode of The President's Inbox.)

James M. Lindsay

Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair

Robert McMahon

Managing Editor

Zalmay M. Khalilzad

Counselor, Center for Strategic and International Studies, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations