July 27, 2011

CNAS Senior Fellow David Barno Testifies on Afghanistan Before House Armed Services Committee

By David W. Barno and USA (Ret.)

The Way Ahead In Afghanistan

CNAS Senior Fellow and Senior Advisor Lieutenant General David W. Barno USA (ret.) testifies before the House Armed Services Committee in an open hearing on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. on the way ahead in Afghanistan.  Additional witnesses include General John Keane USA (ret.), Senior Partner of SCP Partners and  President of GSI, LLC and The Honorable Francis J. "Bing" West, author of "The Wrong War" and Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs U.S. Department of Defense.

Check out the CNAS Afghanistan project page for more information from the Center for a New American Security.  Recent publications by  Lieutenant General David W. Barno USA (ret.) include: "Beyond Afghanistan: A Regional Security Strategy for South and Central Asia" and "Responsible Transition: Securing U.S. Interests in Afghanistan Beyond 2011." 

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