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Afghanistan & Pakistan: Lessons and Prospects

July 25, 2014

The long war in Afghanistan is ending, and, with his presidency, so is our strained relationship with Hamid Karzai. New leadership in Kabul notwithstanding, given our withdrawal and continued instability in neighboring Pakistan, is the return of the Taliban and Al Qaeda inevitable?

Gen. John Allen (Ret.), Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Defense on Middle East Security; Former Commander, International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan

Jeffrey Eggers, Special Assistant and Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, National Security Council

Amb. Eklil Hakimi, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the U.S.

Amb. Jalil Abbas Jilani, Ambassador of Pakistan to the U.S.

MODERATOR: Kimberly Dozier, Contributing Writer, The Daily Beast