Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez, USA, joined the CNAS Fifth Annual Conference via VTC from Ft. Lewis, Washington to deliver the keynote address "Afghanistan 2011: The Operational Commander's Perspective." Read the transcript of his keynote speech here. Download Lieutenant General Rodriguez's slide show here and watch the video here.
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