November 03, 2009

Hamid Karzai's 2nd Term and U.S. Strategy for Afghanistan


CNAS Senior Fellow Richard Fontaine discusses how the outcome of the Afghan election might affect the Obama administration's decision on troop levels on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show.


Richard Fontaine, senior fellow for the Center for a New American Security. He previously served as foreign policy advisor to Senator John McCain. He has worked at the State Department, the National Security Council and on the staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

David Ignatius, columnist, The Washington Post,  co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on

Karin von Hippel, codirector of the CSIS Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project and senior fellow with the CSIS International Security Program.