from National Security and Defense Program

Evaluating the U.S. Military Contribution in Afghanistan

November 1, 2020

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Stephen Biddle testified before the Armed Services Committee in the United States House of Representatives. His statement evaluated the U.S. military contribution in Afghanistan. 

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