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U.S. Defense Strategy

Afghan presidential candidates (L-R) Abdullah Abdullah, Qayum Karzai, Abdul Rahim Wardak, Zalmai Rassoul and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai participate in the first presidential election debate at a local TV channel studio in Kabul (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani).

Past Event

A Pivotal Year in Afghanistan: 2014 Presidential Election and the Planned Drawdown of U.S. and NATO Forces

March 31, 2014

On March 31, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted a discussion on the upcoming elections in Afghanistan as well as the planned drawdown of foreign troops by the end of 2014.

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